Summary:The secessionist forces in Eastern Nigeria (Biafra) suffered a decisive defeat when Federal troops took the town of Umahia. There was bitter fighting for forty eight hours, and when the Federal soldiers entered the town they found it almost completely deserted. NOTE: Date is approximate. This clip may contain footage from multiple events; exact date or dates may be unknown.
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Location:NIGERIA UMAHIA NIGERIA EASTERN BIAFRA
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