Military List Of Eritrean War of Independence Battles

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List of every major Eritrean War of Independence battle, including photos, images, or maps of the most famous Eritrean War of Independence battles when available. While it is not a comprehensive list of all skirmishes, conflicts, or battles that took place in the Eritrean War of Independence, we have tried to include as many military events and actions as possible. All the battles on this Eritrean War of Independence list are currently listed alphabetically, but if you want to find a specific battle you can search for it by using the "search". Information about these Eritrean War of Independence battles are included below as well, such as their specific locations and who was involved in the fight.

List battles include Battle of Afabet, Battle of Massawa and many additional battles as well.
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Battle of Afabet

The Battle at Afabet was a watershed battle in the Eritrean War of Independence. The fighting occurred from March 17 through March 20, 1988 in and around the town of Afabet. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Afabet, Afabet Subregion, Eritrea

Part of: Eritrean War of Independence

Combatants: Soviet Union

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Battle of Massawa

The Battle of Massawa took place from 1977 to 1978 in and around the coastal city of Massawa in Eritrea. The port was besieged by the Eritrean People's Liberation Front against the forces of Ethiopia, and was one of two battles in and around the city. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Massawa, Eritrea

Part of: Eritrean War of Independence

Combatants: Soviet Union

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Battle of Massawa

The Second Battle of Massawa took place in 1990 in and around the coastal city of Massawa in Eritrea. This offensive was also dubbed the Fenkil Offensive and was conducted by both land and sea by the Eritrean People's Liberation Front against the Ethiopian Army. ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Massawa, Eritrea

Part of: Eritrean War of Independence

Eritrean Civil Wars is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List Of Eritrean War of Independence Battles
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Eritrean Civil Wars

The Eritrean Civil Wars were two conflicts that were fought between competing organizations for the liberation of Eritrea. The First Eritrean Civil War was fought from 1972 to 1974. The Eritrean Liberation Front tried to suppress dissident groups that disliked the ELF leadership and wished to break away to form a new insurgency. Dissidents included Christians who resented an alleged Islamic bias in the ELF, inhabitants of the coast with regionalist concerns, and radical Marxists. The ELF failed to suppress the dissident groups, who ultimately united themselves into the Eritrean People's Liberation Front. The Second Eritrean Civil War was fought from 1980 to 1981. The EPLF attacked the ELF ...more on Wikipedia

Locations: Eritrea

Part of: Eritrean War of Independence