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ᗇ Biafra's War 1967-1970: A Tribal Conflict in Nigeria That Left a Million Dead for ipad ᛝ Kindle Ebook Author Al J Venter 쥄

ᗇ Biafra's War 1967-1970: A Tribal Conflict in Nigeria That Left a Million Dead for ipad ᛝ Kindle Ebook Author Al J Venter 쥄 ᗇ Biafra's War 1967-1970: A Tribal Conflict in Nigeria That Left a Million Dead for ipad ᛝ Kindle Ebook Author Al J Venter 쥄 Almost half a century has passed since the Nigerian Civil War ended But memories die hard, because a million or people perished in that internecine struggle, the majority women and children, who were starved to death Biafras war was modern Africas first extended conflict It lasted almost three years and was based largely on ethnic, by inference, tribal grounds It involved, on the one side, a largely Christian or animist southeastern quadrant of Nigeria which called itself Biafra, pitted militarily against the countrys populous and preponderant Islamic north These divisions almost always brutal persist Not a week goes by without reports coming in of Christian communities or individuals persecuted by Islamic zealots It was also a conflict that saw significant Cold War involvement the Soviets and Britain siding and supplying Federal Nigeria with weapons, aircraft and expertise and several Western states Portugal, South Africa and France especially providing clandestine help to the rebel state For that reason alone, this book is an important contribution towards understanding Nigerias ethnic divisions, which are no better today than they were then Biafra was the first of a series of religious wars that threaten to engulf much of Africa Similar conflicts have recently taken place in the Ivory Coast, Kenya, Southern Sudan, the Central African Republic, Senegal Cassamance , both Congo Republics and elsewhere As the war progressed, Biafra also attracted mercenary involvement, many of whom arriving from the Congo which had already seen much turmoil Western pilots were hired by Lagos and they flew the first Soviet MiG 17 jet fighters to have played an active role in a Western war Al Venter spent time covering this struggle He left the rebel enclave in December 1969, only weeks before it ended and claims the distinction of being the only foreign correspondent to have been rocketed by both sides first by Biafras tiny Swedish built Minicon fighter planes while he was on a ship lying at anchor in Warri harbour and thereafter, by MiG jets flown by mercenaries Among his colleagues inside the beleaguered territory were the celebrated Italian photographer Romano Cagnoni as well as Frederick Forsyth who originally reported for the BBC and then resigned because of the partisan, pro Nigerian stance taken by Whitehall He briefly shared quarters with French photographer Giles Caron who was later killed in Cambodia Prior to that Venter had been working for John Holt in Lagos It is interesting that his office at the time was at Ikeja International Airport Murtala Muhammed today where the second Nigerian army mutiny was plotted and from where it was launched From this perspective he had a proverbial ringside seat of the tribal divisions that followed as hostilities escalated Venter took numerous photos while on this West African assignment, both in Nigeria while he was based there and later in Biafra itself Others come from various sources, including some from the same mercenary pilots who originally targeted him from the air. 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    • Biafra's War 1967-1970: A Tribal Conflict in Nigeria That Left a Million Dead
    • 2.3
    • 158
    • Kindle
    • 1910294691
    • Al J Venter
    • English
    • 23 October 2016

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