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