Two children soldiers of the Biafran army, Moise, 14 (L) and Ferdinand, 16 (R) discuss in Umuahia on August 31, 1968 as the Nigerian federal troops continue their advance during the Biafran war. A civil war opposing Biafra secessionnist tribes fighting for independance and the federal troops killed between one and two milllion people, most from hunger and disease, from 1967 to 1970 in the Biafra region in south-eastern Nigeria. / AFP PHOTO / Francois Mazure
Civilians unload a ferry that carries relief between Calabar and Oron on September 09, 1968 during the Biafran war. A civil war opposing Biafra secessionist tribes fighting for independence and the federal troops killed between one and two million people, most from hunger and disease, from 1967 to 1970 in the Biafra region in south-eastern Nigeria. / AFP PHOTO / Colin HAYNES
Biafran children sit in a plane chartered by the International Red Cross (ICRC) and humanitarian organisation “Terre des Hommes” that take them to Libreville, Gabon, on October 02, 1968 after their evacuation from Biafra, during the Biafran war./ AFP PHOTO / Francois Mazure
A Nigerian army soldier wounded on his neck is carried by his comrades on the pannier rack of a bicycle on December 07, 1968 in the bush at Ekim near Itu, during the Biafran war. / AFP PHOTO / Philippe CARVALLO
Wounded soldiers of the Nigerian Federal Army wait for a plane that will transport them to Port Harcourt to be treated in one of the hospitals of the city, on December 11, 1968 in Urua Inyang, during the Biafran war./ AFP PHOTO / Philippe CARVALLO
European families prepare to be evacuated by boat, in Port Harcourt on July 24, 1967, during the Biafran war. / AFP PHOTO / Colin HAYNES
Young militia women of the civil defence parade during a military training on August 17, 1967, in Enugu, the capital of the new Republic of Biafra, during the Biafran war. / AFP PHOTO / –
Biafran prisoners and civilians wait at the federal camp of Nakurdi, made in an outdoor movie theatre on November 01, 1967 in Enugu after fightings between Nigerian federal army troops and the Biafran rebellion, during the Biafran war. A civil war opposing Biafra secessionnist tribes fighting for independance and the federal troops killed between one and two milllion people, most from hunger and disease, from 1967 to 1970 in the Biafra region in south-eastern Nigeria. / AFP PHOTO / Colin HAYNES

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