Battle of Asmara

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Battle of Asmara

Conflict:

Human-Covenant War

Date:

Late 2528-2529[1][note 1]

Location:

Asmara

Outcome:

Covenant Victory

Belligerents

United Nations Space Command

Covenant

Commanders

Unknown

Unknown

Strength

UNSC Marine Corps

Sangheili

Casualties

Heavy infantry losses

Light to moderate

 

The Battle of Asmara was an early engagement of the Human-Covenant War. It ended in a Covenant victory and the glassing of Asmara.

The Battle[edit]

The fighting on Asmara was brutal. Gage Yevgenny's ODST fireteam took part in it. He recalled that Mason and ten other ODSTs were killed by a plasma-sword wielding Elite before he stopped its rampage with a near point-blank shot from a rocket launcher.[2]

The Assembly reported that Asmara was lost as of the beginning of 2530.[3]

List of appearances[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. Asmara is noted as being lost within the first four years of the War.

Sources[edit]

  1. Halo: Reach, Data pad 14
  2. Halo: Evolutions, Dirt, Page 168
  3. Halo: Reach, Data pad 14