Mohamed Abdel Ghani El-Gamasy

Mohamed Abdel Ghani El-Gamasy graduated from Egypt’s Military Academy in 1939 and devoted his professional life to Egypt’s military forces. His numerous posts include Chief of Staff of the Suez Canal Zone after 1967, Chief of Operations Department during the 1973 October War, and Commander in Chief of Egypt’s armed forces. After a period of service as a military advisor to President Sadat, he retired in November 1980. Today he lives in Cairo.