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The Mau Mau

Author: Nicolas Wright, director.; Jonathan Martin; Robert Powell
Publisher: London, England : British Broadcasting Corp. (BBC), 2008.
Series: International terrorism since 1945, episode 23; World history in video.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
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March 27, 1953, Lari, Kenya. Shocked British troops search through the charred remains of a village. It had been attacked the night before by terrorists. They trapped the villagers in their huts, poured gasoline on the roofs and set them on fire. Hundreds of people died in the raging inferno. Others were hacked to death as they are tried to escape. Most of them were women and children. The murderous gang were all  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Short films
Documentary
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Nicolas Wright, director.; Jonathan Martin; Robert Powell
OCLC Number: 708216855
Notes: Previously released on DVD.
Description: 1 online resource (26 min.).
Series Title: International terrorism since 1945, episode 23; World history in video.
Responsibility: by Nicolas Wright and Jonathan Martin.

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March 27, 1953, Lari, Kenya. Shocked British troops search through the charred remains of a village. It had been attacked the night before by terrorists. They trapped the villagers in their huts, poured gasoline on the roofs and set them on fire. Hundreds of people died in the raging inferno. Others were hacked to death as they are tried to escape. Most of them were women and children. The murderous gang were all members of a ruthless organization known as the Mau Mau.

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