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Telegram 1005 From the Embassy in Nigeria to the Department of State, January 29, 1970, 1255Z

US Government State Department


January 29, 1970, 1255Z

The Embassy transmitted an eyewitness report by an Embassy officer who traveled through the eastern sector of the Biafran enclave and found that conditions were in good shape with much less devastation than expected.

Source: National Archives, Nixon Presidential Materials, NSC Files, Box 742, Country Files, Africa, Nigeria, Vol. I. Confidential; Immediate. Repeated priority to London. Also repeated to USUN.

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Biafran War Database.
Editor: Azuka Nzegwu.

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