Memorial to Victory of the Cuito Cuanavale Battle

Memorial to Victory of the Cuito Cuanavale Battle

Cuito Cuanavale Airport

Cuito Cuanavale

Cuando Cubango

Angola

Aircraft collection

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-23ML C441 Angola Air Force, Memorial to Victory of the Cuito Cuanavale Battle

C340

C441

4016

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-21bis

Mikoyan Gurevich MiG-23ML

Sukhoi Su-22M-4

Memorial to Victory of the Cuito Cuanavale Battle is a monument in honor of the soldiers of that battle, toured the wall of the heroes, area where are drawn several figures of the combatants fallen in the defense of the national territory, the museum and lit the eternal flame of the memorial.

The memorial symbolises the heroic resistance of the Angolan combatants against the South African armed forces invasion, at the time of the apartheid regime that ruled South Africa.

In the area of the memorial one also finds different infrastructures, some of which are still being built or being finished, such as a conferences centre, one library and one museum where visitors can see the spoils of that battle.