Tag Archives: REVOLUTIONARY UNITED FRONT

“AGAINST ALL ODDS” – EEBEN BARLOW; EXCERPTS ON JOINT OPERATIONS INVOLVING EXECUTIVE OUTCOMES, NIGERIAN FORCES, SIERRA LEONE ARMY AND KAMAJOR MILITIAMEN

Nigerian ECOMOG artillerymen prepare to swing into action during the Battle of Freetown II, 10 January 1999 (photo credit: NEW YORK TIMES) Kabbah finally agreed that EO should locate RUF HQ that Sankoh was using and destroy it..the base was … Continue reading

Posted in AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, GULF OF GUINEA, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, RISK ANALYSIS, SECURITY ISSUES AND CONCERNS, SIERRA LEONE, TERRORISM, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , , , , | 19 Comments

ECOMOG IN SIERRA LEONE: AFTERMATH OF THE BATTLE OF FREETOWN I(FEB.1998)

ARMS surrendered by or seized from the ousted renegade AFRC junta forces and their RUF rebel allies

Posted in AFRICA, AFRICAN ARMED FORCES, ARMED CONFLICT, COUNTERINSURGENCY OPERATIONS, GLOBAL DEFENCE NEWS, MILITARY HARDWARE, MILITARY PHOTOS, NIGERIA, NIGERIAN ARMED FORCES, NIGERIAN MILITARY HISTORY, SIERRA LEONE, URBAN GUERRILLA WARFARE, WEST AFRICAN STANDBY FORCE | Tagged , , , , | 8 Comments