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Distinguished Military medal of Haïti Salessie the First

Ethiopia furnished three 1.200 man battalions to the UN Command, one battalion at the time. The first of these battalions - know as KAGNEW ( conquerors ) battalions arrived in May 1951 and was assigned to the US 7th Infantry Division. The Ethiopians were renowned for their fighting spirit, determination and loyalty to those around them.

1st Kagnew Bataljon Juni 51 — April 52

2nd Kagnew Bataljon April 52 — April 53

3rd Kagnew Bataljon Apr 53 — Apr 54

122 KIA - 566 wounded