☄ Many The Biafran War: The Struggle for Modern Nigeria ☢ Kindle Ebook Author Michael Gould ♩ ☄ Many The Biafran War: The Struggle for Modern Nigeria ☢ Kindle Ebook Author Michael Gould ♩ The best account of the conflict so farDenis Judd, TLS The most objective work on its subjectStephen Ellis, RUSI JournalAn outstanding account and analysis of the Nigerian Civil War Anthony Kirk Greene, University of Oxforda fascinating conspectus of Biafra s doomed fight for independence William Boyd, Scotsman Gould s book provides a balanced and easily accessible introduction to the political and military history of a war that has largely been forgotten outside Nigeria Axel Harneit Sievers, Journal of AfricaThe Biafran War was truly a brother s war,which saw family and friends on opposing sides When the breakaway province of Biafra tried to secede from Nigeria in 1967, the result was a civil war of terrifying intensity The minority Igbo people stood little chance of victory in the face of the overwhelming superiority of the Nigerian army in the north Envisaged initially as a short conflict,the war confounded all expectations,stretching on for almost three years the Igbo had far inferior resources and fewer weapons, yet they were determined to defend their right to independence This book answers many of the most important questions surrounding the conflict including how such an avoidable conflict came about,why the war became so drawn out and how the leadership of the opposing Generals Ojukwu,who led the Biafran revolt,and Gowon, who was President of the Nigerian Federation defined the conflict.In doing so,Michael Gould offers a fascinating and comprehensive portrait of one of the defining conflicts of modern Africa. 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