BIAFRAN TROOPS IN ACTION AGAINST THE POGROM

COMPILED BY AMBROSE EHIRIM




Biafra military trainees climb ropes in Owerri, Biafra, August 1, 1968. Soldiers receive uniforms and arms when they are assigned to military units.





 Biafran troops search cars on the road between the Niger River and Enugu, the capital of Biafra, June 01, 1967. Image: Dennis Lee Royle/AP






 A company of Biafran soldiers leave their positions to advance on a Nigerian position 100 yards away during bthe Aba offensive, August 1968. Image: Gerald Klijin/AP




 Damges on a Niger River bridge steel span which Biafrans put out of action in October 1968 by blowing up the last span on the Eastern bank toward the town of Onitsha. Image: Associated Press




 Practice for guerrilla wars in a training camp near Owerri August 1968. Soldiers in training receive uniforms and arms when they are assigned to combat unite. Image: Kurt Strumpf/AP





The last stage of basic drill at the Owerri Army Training Camp is practice with machine guns, shown August 1, 1968. No rounds are fired during this practice because ammunition is scarse and handed to soldiers at the front only. Image: Kurt Strumpf

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