It is exactly 40 years since the Republic of Biafra ceased to exist. After two and a half years of war and starvation, its founders had given up the fight - and surrendered to Nigerian forces. But what was it like fighting for such a tiny state, against such huge odds? Claire Bowes hears from a former member of the Biafran Air Force, Canice Umenwaliri.

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