From: Berhane Habtemariam (Berhane.Habtemariam@gmx.de)
Date: Fri Feb 13 2009 - 16:09:41 EST
Eritrea VIDEO: Operation Fenkil (Feb 1990) - The history of EPLF's small
boats and how they crushed the Elephant Navy
The liberation of Massawa (Operation Fenkil) February 1990 : The history of
EPLF's small boats and how they crushed the Elephant Ethiopian Navy.
Ethiopia's Navy from Haileselassie regime until the Derg era was supported
first by the USA and later by the Soviet Union. The Ethiopian navy had 35
years of naval experience. Most of the Navy officials were educated abroad.
This video includes an interview with Captain Tzegaie Mokonnen, the head of
the Ethiopian navy's southern division. He was educated abroad and served
the Ethiopian navy for 26 years. He was one of the Navy officers who were
captured during the battle for Massawa.
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