|EPLF’s Last Journey: From Afabet to Asmara via Massawa in Three Years|
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|Sunday, 27 February 2011 12:46|
In March 1988, the backbone of the occupying army in Eritrea, the Nadew Command, was crushed by the gallant EPLF fighters in 48 hours after it had entrenching itself in the outskirts of Afabet town for nearly ten years. This command was composed of three divisions and other support units and had over 20,000 soldiers including Soviet military advisors of whom three were made prisoners of war for the first time in the history of the liberation struggle.
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