Distinguished Military Medal of Haili Salessie the First
Ethiopia furnished three 1,200-man battalions to the UN Command, beginning in June 1951 but only one battalion at a time. The first of these battalions known as Kagnew (Conquerors) Battalions arrived in May 1951 and was assigned to the U.S. 7th Infantry Division.
1st Kagnew Battalion Jun 51 Apr 52
2nd Kagnew Battalion Apr 52 Apr 53
3rd Kagnew Battalion Apr 53 Apr 54
(09/20/99 A monograph on these units activities and casualties, plus unit crests/patches, will be posted when received from the Ethiopian Korean War Veterans Association.)
Casualties 122 KIA 566 WIA
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