The Tail End by Eleazer Ikekwe

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During the Nigerian Civil war, otherwise known as the Biafran War, thousands of people were killed and families torn apart. The Tail End is a real life story that follows Ebo and his nephew, Emeje as they are taken from their village to fight for Biafra. Since the war has been going on for more than two years, voluntary service in the army has been reluctant, and as Ebo and Emeje were returning from the river, they were taken against their will and sends into training. Their antidote to homesickness is to keep together both through training and the war front but as the war intensifies, they are separated, and they both witness the horrors of one of the crudest of wars. This book will draw you, the reader straight into the happenings and keep you spellbound as you follow these soldiers and their companions as they sweat it out in The Tail End.

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Published March 19, 2009 by AuthorHouse. 240 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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The new recruits are shuffled from command to command and post to post, moving through trails and jungle with meager rations.

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