Tag Archives: WAR PHOTOGRAPHS

THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR IN PICTURES(II): THE AIR WAR

Biafran Air Force Minicon plane Biafran Air Force B26 Mercenary pilots arm a Biafran Air Force MINICON Biafran Air Force B26 aircraft ILYUSHIN IL-28 TACTICAL BOMBER OF THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE Belligerents: Federal Republic of Nigeria versus the breakaway Republic … Continue reading

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AMNESTY AUG-OCT 2009: WHEN MEND AFFILIATE, THE NIGER DELTA VIGILANTE, SURRENDERED THEIR WEAPONS

Ateke Tom, Leader of the disbanded Niger Delta Vigilante led his men to the surrender 3 Oct, 2009

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CHRONICLE OF NIGERIAN MILITARY ENGAGEMENTS: 1959 – 2011

Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces in the Niger Delta Nigerian Army Amphibious Forces in the Niger Delta Panhard VBL of Nigeria’s ECOMOG Contingent in Freetown Sierra Leone, January, 1999 Alpha Jet of Nigeria’s ECOMOG Contingent at Lungi Airport near Freetown Sierra … Continue reading

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NIGERIAN ARMY IN LEBANON: PEACE SUPPORT OPERATIONS

Nigerian UNIFIL soldier mans a machine gun nest, Lebanon, 1978 Nigerian officer of UNIFIL in Lebanon, July 1978 Off-duty Nigerian UNIFIL troops in Lebanon take a breather Nigerian UNIFIL soldier inspects the trunk of a car in war-torn Lebanon,1978 Nigerian … Continue reading

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