Cuito

Some articles on cuito:

Operation Packer
... forms part of what became known as the Battle of Cuito Cuanavale ... drive the combined FAPLA/Cuban force back across the Cuito River to the west bank ... who forced the FAPLA/Cuban units to the west of the Cuito River from their positions east of Cuito Cuanavale on the Chambinga Heights ...
Operation Alpha Centauri - Battle
... and FAPLA formations concentrating in Cuito Cuanavale for their 1986 offensive against UNITA ... The 25th Cuban-FAPLA Brigade was situated east of Cuito Cuanavale near Tumpo ... The 13th Brigade was situated in Cuito Cuanavale and the 8th Brigade operated between Menongue and Cuito Cuanavale, the former being a large logistics depot ...
Cuito Cuanavale
... Cuito Cuanavale is a town and municipality in Cuando Cubango (Kuando-Kubango) province in Angola ... Cuito Cuanavale is bordered to the north by the municipality of Luchazes, to the east by the municipality of Mavinga, to the south by the municipality of ... The town is served by Cuito Cuanavale Airport ...
Battle Of Cuito Cuanavale
... The Battle of Cuito Cuanavale in 1987/88 was an important episode in the Angolan Civil War (1975 to 2002) ... With FAPLA retreating to their starting point at Cuito Cuanavale, the SADF and UNITA went on the offensive and started the siege by shelling Cuito with long-rang ... With Cuban reinforcements, Cuito was held and the South African advance ended after six unsuccessful attempts to overcome the FAPLA-Cuban defences between 13 ...
Battle Of Cuito Cuanavale - Cuito Cuanavale
... the SADF had cornered the remnants of three FAPLA units on the east of the Cuito River, across from the town itself and was poised to destroy them ... infantry brigades, in positions near Tumpo and east of the Cuito River, were effectively cut off due to SADF artillery control of both the bridge and airstrip and ... would have meant not only the capture of Cuito and the destruction of the best Angolan military formations, but, quite probably, the end of Angola's ...