Operations research and Biafran scientists

a study in defence and national security by Ozoemenam Mbachu

Publisher: Medusa in Kaduna [Nigeria]

Written in English
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StatementOzoemenam Mbachu
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The Physical Object
Pagination99 p. ;
Number of Pages99
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Open LibraryOL24439161M
ISBN 109783849174
ISBN 109789783849174
LC Control Number2010289075
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Operations Research and Biafran Scientists: A Study in Defence and National Security. Kaduna: Medusa. Violent Intermediaries: African Soldiers, Conquest, and Everyday Colonialism in. who was a founding member of the Biafran Science Group. Through a series of events that group became an organization known as the Research and Production Directorate, popularly and fondly known as RAP.

Arene's book The Biafran Scientists: The Development of an African Indigenous Technology () was a courageous undertaking. After the war, in. Biafran scientists, prominently from the University of Nigeria Nsukka (then University of Biafra), formed the Research and Production (RAP) Organisation of Biafra which included a Weapons Research and Production Group.

It was the aim and purpose of this group to develop an indigenous arms industry and they soon started with the production of In service: Operations research and Biafran scientists: a study in defence and national security [] Mbachu, Ozoemenam, Book — xx, pages: illustrations, map ; 24 cm Summary.

The military and counterinsurgency operations in Nigeria /. Biafran Research and Production: Activities and Accomplishments.

According to Ezekwe (in Arene ), the response of Biafran scientists during the nation's brief life can truly be described as a feat, because there was no preexisting science and engineering infrastructure worth mentioning. A group of northern army officers staged a counter coup in Julykilling the Head of State, General Aguiyi-Ironsi, an Igbo (Jacob,p.

15).Author: Benjamin Maiangwa. On his part, the author of the book, Felix Oragwu stated that the book, Scientific and Technological Innovations in Biafra: The Ogbunigwe Fame, is a documentation and appraisal of the technological feats and phenomenal achievements of scientists and engineers in Biafra without foreign support and or assistance in the production of.

So, in Octoberhe enlisted in the Biafran Army Corps of Engineers, serving as a 2nd lieutenant predominantly in paramilitary positions including the fabled Research and Production (RAP), which recruited the best Biafran scientists and engineers, and put them to work in weapons research, manufacture and deployment.

Ojukwu had wanted to decimate Nigeria army and put fear in them so they would withdraw from their Police Action. The setting was in Gakem Ogoja.

Biafran army command had got wind that Nigeria army was coming to attack the area to penetrate into Biafran. The Biafran scientists in Research and Production (RAP), had invented a deadly land mine. Achilefu, is Professor of Radiology, Biomedical Engineering, Biochemistry, and Molecular Biophysics, as well as the Director of Optical Radiology Lab (ORL) at Washington University in St.

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Historical Research Letter ISSN (Paper) ISSN (Online) Vol 9, 25 OWERRI IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR Chukwuma Osakwe, Ph.D 1 Lawrence Okechukwu Udeagbala 2 1.

Department of History and International Studies, Nigerian Defence Academy, Kaduna 2. This is a condensed overview of MFI-9B operations and not an attempt at producing a definitive account of these operations. The main motivation for creating it was the fact that the only really detailed account of MFI-9B operations in Biafra is Gunnar Haglunds book "Gerillapilot i Biafra" which, as the name suggests, is written in Swedish and.

Biafran army command had got wind that Nigeria army was coming to attack the area to penetrate into Biafran. The Biafran scientists in Research and Production (RAP), had invented a deadly land mine. The mines were laid at Gakem in a 4 square mile killing zone, waiting for the Nigerian forces.

Numbers matter on a large scale as well. In the book, Scientists Greater than Einstein, Dr. Amy Pearce of Arkansas State University compiled the number of lives saved by ten scientists.

Her numbers were astonishingly large. Well over a billion people’s lives were saved by the ten scientists’ discoveries detailed in the book. Biafra And Scientific Development - Politics (2) - Nairaland. building on the inventions and innovations of the Biafran scientists and Engineers that were attached to the Biafran Research and Production (RAP) unit.

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; Historical Evaluation and Research Organization, A Historical Analysis of the Effectiveness of Tactical Air Operations Against, and in Support of Armored Forces, hereafter referred to as HERO, (McLean, Va: NOVA Publications ) pAuthor: Kenneth M Pollack Dr. This volume is the first, comprehensive and balanced historical account of the momentous Nigeria-Biafra war.

It offers a multi-perspectival treatment of the conflict that explores issues such as local experiences of victims, the massive relief campaigns by humanitarian NGOs and international organizations like the Red Cross, the actions of foreign powers with interests in.

Robin Luckham thoroughly analyzes this subject in his book, The Nigerian Military (Cambridge: University Press, ). of the Biafran regime and its military operations.

See also William F. Miles, ‘Third world views of the Holocaust’, Journal of Genocide Research, Vol. 6, No. 3,pp. –which unfortunately contains some misjudgements about the Biafran case.

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Princeton University Library One Washington Road Princeton, NJ USA () Sep 9, - Explore omoba's board "Nigerian Civil War" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Nigerian civil war, War and African history.8 pins. The Kill List, from spy fiction maestro Frederick Forsyth, is a highly relevant tale tackling modern terrorism.

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The veteran journalist, who described Obasanjo’s book, ‘My Watch’, as a distortion of history, said Awolowo was unanimously elected as the leader of the Yoruba in shortly before the civil war. He said Obasanjo was privy to the meeting where Awolowo was elected but only wanted to denigrate the late sage for reasons best known to him.

The book gives an insider’s view of the business of humanitarian aid—now a veritable industry, estimated at a whopping $18 billion Author: Nancy Hanover. The book put in a vivid and readable form how the Science Group of the former Eastern Nigeria rose to the challenge of the civil war, by applying ingenuity and resourcefulness to the production of many of the military weapons needed by the Biafran Armed Forces, and the essential commodities required by the population to survive the most.

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Inaboutdomestic and international passengers were carried on scheduled flights. HISTORY. The history of Nigeria prior to the beginnings of British administration is not well.My Biafran website is a collection of eye witness accounts of the Nigerian-Biafran civil war.

Ogbunigwe was developed by Biafran scientists and was one of the highly effective defensive bombs in the weapons arsenal of the Biafran Army. It was made up of the main explosive in an encasement, the removable detonator, the battery and.