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case for Biafra (first independence anniversary edition) by Eastern Nigeria. Ministry of Information.

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Published by Ministry of Information, Republic of Biafra in [Enugu] .
Written in English



  • Nigeria, Eastern,
  • Nigeria


  • Nigeria, Eastern -- Politics and government.,
  • Nigeria -- History -- Civil War, 1967-1970.

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LC ClassificationsDT515.9.E3 A47
The Physical Object
Pagination39 p.
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5712982M
LC Control Number70250994

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