Anti-apartheid struggle

“Witness History – The Leaflet Bomber””

Released On: 29 Jul 2022

In 1971, young communist Bob Newland left the UK and headed to South Africa to take part in a secret mission to support the African National Congress. Known as one of the London Recruits, he took gunpowder from the UK to make bombs that would scatter leaflets on the streets containing information that a post Apartheid South Africa was possible. Bob has been speaking to Alex Collins

This article is from BBC Sounds and is republished under a creative commons license.

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