The Nigerian revolution and the Biafran war


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A retired general of the Biafran Army presents a post-mortem account of the events of the Nigerian civil war, 1966-70. He attempts to explain dispassionately why army officers toppled the civil government in the cause of stability, and the considerable civilian support they received; and the ensuing riots and counter-coup, in the name of reunification, which led to a civil war claiming some three million lives. He presents eye-witness accounts, and from an insider-perspective tells the story of how and why the Biafrans ...

The Nigerian Revolution and the Biafran War 2000, Fourth Dimension Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9789781561177

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