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The Siege of Nakfa

the battle of Nakfa, Eritrea
The decisive battle to control Nakfa takes months thanks to the formidable Battalion 15 led by an Ethiopian commander, Lt. Colonel Mamo Temteme.


Entering from the southern part of Nakfa, four warplanes dived towards the north and started intensely bombing Tegadelties’ trenches. As the result, the vicinity was covered with dust and smolder. Passenger planes followed immediately dropping soldiers in parachutes in the flat area located in the eastern side of Nakfa. Continue reading The Siege of Nakfa