Different Israeli officers of the parachutist 890E Battalion in 1955 with Moshe Dayan – Chief of Staff. Lieutenant Meir Har-Zion – Major Ariel Sharon – Lieutenant General Moshe Dayan (Chief of Staff) Captain Dani Matt – Lieutenant Moshe Efron – Major General Asaf Simchoni – Captain Aharon Davidi Lieutenant Ya’akov Ya’akov – Captain Raful Eitan…Details
August 1973, the Government of General Yakubu Gowon paid the sum of N31,451,584 (Thirty One Million, Four Hundred and Fifty one Thousand, Five Hundred and Eighty Four Kobo) for 6 C-130 Hercules transport planes to Lockheed Aircraft Corporation of the USA.
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Muhammadu buhari is seen here (EXTREME LEFT) in the Lugard Platoon in the Young Officers’ course No. 5 on April 9, 1962 at the Nigeria Military Training College, NMTC Kaduna (which later metamorphosed into the Nigeria Defence Academy, NDA) from May 1963 to July 1963. He was appointed the Military Governor of the North-East State.…Details
Nov 4, 1965. Chaplain John McNamara administers the last rites to photographer Dickey Chapelle in South Vietnam. She became the first female war correspondent to be killed in Vietnam and the first American female reporter to be killed in action. She was given a full marine burial. Photo by Henri Huet who was later also…Details
Operation Tail-Wind (January 7 – 12, 1970) was the final military conflict between Nigeria and Biafra.
Operation Tail-Wind (January 7 – 12, 1970) was the final military conflict between Nigeria and Biafra. The operation took place in the towns of Owerri and Uli, both of which were captured by Nigerian forces. The operation ended with General Odumegwu Ojukwu fleeing to the Ivory Coast and then president of Biafra Philip Effiong surrendering…Details
This type of headdress was worn by troops serving with Royal West African Frontier Force (RWAFF). This formation included The Nigeria Regiment, The Gold Coast Regiment, The Sierra Leone Battalion and The Gambia Company. These units were subsequently absorbed into the newly independent armed forces of Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone and The Gambia respectively when…Details
General Cunliffe, G.O.C. Nigerian Brigade, inspecting a Guard of Honour of 3rd Battalion Nigeria Regiment, just before embarking for G.E.A., Calabar, November 27th, 1916.
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Mosquito B Mark IX, ML914 Nigeria, on the ground, 1943. Bought with donations from Nigeria, ML914 became a veteran of several important operations with No.105 Squadron RAF between September 1943 and April 1945.
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Local leaders visit the Nigeria Regiment Training Centre at Zaria, Northern Nigeria. Left to right: Shehu Bukari (Member of the Northern House of Assembly), Lieutenant Colonel A H Wenham (Officer Commanding Nigeria Regiment Training Centre, Zaria), the Shehu of Bornu and the Waziri of Bornu.
Men of the West African Frontier Force (WAFF) remove monumental stones placed by the Italians to mark the boundary of their new empire on the Kenya – Italian Somaliland border.
Colonel Lawan Gwadabe was Military Administrator of Niger State in Nigeria from December 1987 to January 1992 during the military regime of General Ibrahim Babangida. He was accused of planning a coup against General Sani Abacha in 1995, for which he was jailed, tortured and convicted of treason. After Abacha’s death he was granted a…Details
During the fight for Onderlangs, this British Para’s smock caught the fence when he was hit and he died in this position. Operation Market Garden, Arnhem, September 19, 1944. Brave man
Melissa Stockwell is a retired US Army First Lieutenant. she was the first female soldier to lose a limb in the Iraq War. She subsequently became the first Iraq veteran chosen for the Paralympics and competed in swimming. She works as a prosthetist and has been on the board of directors of the Wounded Warrior…Details
The famous Sandhurst trained Nigerian soldier Victor Banjo and family. Sure a lot didn’t know cos had posted this days ago and didn’t get any comments. He is seen here with his wife Taiwo and kids. He was later executed by Ojukwu for planning to overthrow his Biafran regime. Emmanuel Ifeajuna was also executed as…Details