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In Pictures: The Biafran War

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Bruno Barbey Biafran War. City of Nsukka. Troops of the Federal government entering the university of Nsukka (one of Africa's largest university with 4.000 students). Nigeria 1967. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Troops of the Federal Government being armed and leaving on a mission against the Igbos. City of Nsukka. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Troops of the Federal government entering the university of Nsukka (one of Africa's largest university with 4.000 students). City of Nsukka. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Troops of the Federal government entering the University of Nsukka (one of Africa's largest university with 4.000 students). City of Nsukka. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Troops of the Federal Government with a Yoruba man (muslim people of Western Nigeria fighting against the Igbos). Biafra territory. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Troops of the Federal Government taking up positions before attack on Igbo hut in the jungle. Biafra territory. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Ammunition captured by Federal troops when they liberated the town of Ogoja, (the population of Ogoja is mainly composed of Igbos). City of Nsukka, Nigeria. 1967. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Poster against the General Odumegwu Ojukwu, leader of the Igbos. City of Nsukka, Nigeria. 1967. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Poster against the General Odumegwu Ojukwu, leader of the Igbos. City of Nsukka, Nigeria. 1967. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Refugees boarding the Italian vessel "l'Isonza" which has been given permission by the Federal Government to evacuate them and transfer them to Lagos. Port-Harcourt, Biafra. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Refugees waiting to board the Italian vessel "l'Isonza" which has been given permission by the Federal Government to evacuate them and transfer them to Lagos. Port-Harcourt, Biafra. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Refugees waiting to board the Italian vessel " l'Isonza" which has been given permission by the Federal Government to evacuate them and transfer them to Lagos. Port-Harcourt, Biafra. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey Refugees from Biafra disembarking from the Italian vessel "l'Isonza" which has been given permission by the Federal Government to evacuate them and transfer them to Lagos. City of Lagos. © Bruno Barbey | Magnum Photos
Abbas End of secession by Biafra. Children suffering from malnutrition are fed in the improvised hospital of Santana by British expatriate builders. Port Harcourt. © Abbas | Magnum Photos
Bruno Barbey The population of Ogoja is mainly composed of Igbos. The half of them left the town after the occupation of the Federal troops and the three hundred still remaining are well looked after in a refug (...)
Bruno Barbey The population of Ogoja is mainly composed of Igbos. Half of them left the town after the occupation by the Federal troops and the three hundred still remaining are well looked after in a refugee c (...)
Bruno Barbey The population of Ogoja is mainly composed of Igbos. Half of them left the town after the occupation by the Federal troops and the three hundred still remaining are well looked after in a refugee c (...)
A. Abbas End of secession by Biafra. Children suffering from malnutrition are fed in the improvised hospital of Santana by British expatriate builders. Port Harcourt. © A. Abbas | Magnum Photos
Abbas End of secession by Biafra. An Igbo refugee woman with her child in the market. They both suffer from malnutrition. Oweni, Nigeria. 1970. © Abbas | Magnum Photos