Biafra South Nigeria Army Beret Badge 1967 Officers Mercenaries II
Folowing the post-Independance Military coup, a secessionary movement arose in the Eastern stat or province (of Southern Nigeria), capital at Enugu; anti-Lagos, anti-Federal Goverment. On 30 May 1967, Lt-Col. Ojukwu, declared the birth of the new nation of BIAFRA. In the serveral years of the civil war that followed, Biafra maintained its own Army and Airforce; and distinctive badges, now rare, were struck.
These badges were also worn by some of the mercenaries who served in Biafra
Material: Dark Steel
Reverse: 2 lug fittings (north/south)
Size: approx. 50 x 45 mm