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Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation)

On 16 December 1961 leaders of the underground ANC and SACP launched Umkhonto we Sizwe (Spear of the Nation) with Nelson Mandela as its Commander-in-Chief, dedicated to a strategy of sabotaging targets of economic and political importance. Post offices and telephone booths were blown up, pass offices and electricity pylons were bombed.

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  • Date Created: 16/12/1961

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