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Started by HerrWalrus on Nov 4, 2017 12:28:35 PM
Biafra declared UDI from Nigeria 1967

In the civil war that followed, the Nigerian forces crushed the breakaway state. Guess who helped in crushing the breakaway rebellion?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biafra

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/africa/596712.stm

Instead Britain was a key arms supplier to the federal government, enabling it to crush the rebellion, because it believed that Biafran secession would create regional instability.

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Shadrack22 - 21 Jun 2022 21:33:28 (#1 of 3)

HerrWalrus: where is he now?

Shadrack22 - 21 Jun 2022 21:35:00 (#2 of 3)

I am going to start Half of a Yellow Sun later this week, which will no doubt give insights into this conflict.

mingmong - 21 Jun 2022 22:29:49 (#3 of 3)

You're in for a treat Shadders. It's a cracking read

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