Assefa Marye

Colonel Assefa Marye was born January 1930 in Wollo, Ethiopia. He married after backing from Korea. As a result he has eight children and also graced with seven grandchildren too. He was a believer in justice, hardworking and heroism.
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Colonel Assefa began active service in Imperial guard in 1948. When he went to the Korean expedition he was only 22 years of age.he had heard of the Korean war before he went to the Korean wars after the first and other batches of the Kagnew Battalion returned back home after competing their mission.
When his Kagnew Battalion reached there the war had ceases and the peace negotiation was underway as a result he didn’t have to engage in any battle. But apart from keeping the peace of Korean people he was a member of keeper a huge fuel line known as Bunjambo. Finally when the fourth Kagnew Battalion left Korea on 3 January 1965 he returned to Ethiopia and working until the overthrew of Emperor HaileSelassie in 1974.


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Korean War - Key Events

June 27, 1950

The United Nations Security Council adopts Resolution 83, authorizing UN member states to provide military assistance to South Korea. The Soviets, who could have vetoed the resolution, are boycotting the proceedings because the Nationalist government on Taiwan still occupies China’s seat on the Security Council. Seoul falls the following day.

These events are taken from the Encyclopedia Britannica

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