1943年1月26日,美国战争部处置表发布,标题为“主题:在

1943年1月26日,美国战争部处置表发布,标题为“主题:在非洲建立战争部固定广播电台。”详细说明了将成为厄立特里亚阿斯马拉的第二次信号营第4支队的作战目标。 随着时间的流逝,美国向埃塞俄比亚支付了超过3.6亿美元的军事援助,作为Kagnew窃听装置的租金。
原文:1943 Jan 26, A US War Department Disposition Form was issued with “Subject: establishment of a War Department Fixed Radio Station in Africa.” It detailed operational objectives for what was to become the 4th Detachment of the Second Signal Service Battalion, Asmara, Eritrea. Over time the US paid Ethiopia more than $360m in military aid as rent for the eavesdropping installation at Kagnew.