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‘A Battle is More Like an Art than Science’- Gen. Filipos Weldeyohanes

Did Col. Kassa Gerbremariam actually killed himself?

MYSTERY RESOLVED. The last piece of the puzzle that intrigued Col. Mengistu Hailemariam and his Generals for several decades has now got an answer. Here is the story as told by the commander who planned and execute the destruction of the elite army command post led by Col. Kassa Gebremariam and put an end to the Fifth Offensive (ሓሙሻይ ወራር).

BY GEN. FILIPOS WELDEYOHANES *

Fans at a soccer match usually see the mistakes in a game better than the players on the field. Similarly, military units who watch from a distance can see openings to be exploited better than units actually engaged in a battle. This is particularly true for the commanders in charge of the engaged units who follow the progress of a battle from a near distance. In the heat of a battle, these commanders of the battling unit can observe a situation and exploit a condition to change the situation to their advantage. Continue reading ‘A Battle is More Like an Art than Science’- Gen. Filipos Weldeyohanes