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In Addis Ababa the Soviet puppet General Madkushu had succeeded in retaining power, but very little else. He presided over anarchy. He had had his greatest rival Colonel Abnatu executed and in this way had secured his position within the Dergue. But his position in the country as a whole had never been more insecure. It was no more than his just deserts. Sudden in his judgements, a revolutionary for the sake of revenge, a military leader for the sake of oppression, he was singularly well qualified to fulfil the role of dictator and devastator of his homeland.
This bird won't fly for a while. I want to get back up there again where the action is. " Karl nodded. " "Counter-air on Tornados so far," said Karl. "Great—keep at it. We're doing fine up top but there are so many MiGs it's like putting your head in a beehive. " They were both eager to swap experiences of the first few hours of the battle. As they rode in the crash tender back to Wing operations Karl told him of their attack on Zerbst. Then it was Gilchrist's turn: "I was leading the second section out of Bitburg.
On Sunday 4 August and still dark when the commander of C Squadron of 8 Royal Tank Regiment in 1 Br Corps covering force in the *Taken from Black Horse and Red Star: American Cavalry at War by John S. Cleghom, Coi. US Army (retd), Houghton Mifflin, Boston 1986. Central Region received over his radio the order to stand-to. The daily routine time for stand-to was just before first light. This was clearly something special-The line of the low crest 1,000 metres away to the east was dimly visible against a sky beginning to grow paler.