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This resource is hosted by the Nelson Mandela Foundation, but was compiled and authored by Padraig O’Malley. It is the product of almost two decades of research and includes analyses, chronologies, historical documents, and interviews from the apartheid and post-apartheid eras.



Table of Contents

Absence of Some Former MK Cadres from Walmanstal

ANC 48th National Conference

ANC at war (I)

ANC distances itself from MK protesters

"Umkhonto We Sizwe - Born of the People"

ANC planned military bombings

Documented proof of ANC's sabotage plans

ANC-MK Statement on the 32nd Anniversary Celebrations of MK

ANC's just war - Human Rights Watch letter

Armed Struggle and Umkhonto - Forward into the 1970s and '80s

Wishing Us Away: Challenges facing ex-combatantsin the 'new' South Africa

The Wankie Campaign

ANC killed mostly civilians

Discussion Article - The Revolutionary Army

Executions (specifically Angola Camp Mutiny)

Freedom Fighters Betrayed By Own Liberation Movements!!!

History of Umkhonto we Sizwe

Inside Quadro

Interview with Mayibuye

The Armed Struggle Spreads

The Sabotage Campaign

Joint MK, APLA, TDF and VENDA Defence Force

Keynote Address Of The President Of The African National Congress - Cde. Nelson Mandela

List Of MK Operations

Manifesto of Umkhonto we Sizwe

TRC Report Released

Message From The Prime Minister Of India, Mr. Rajiv Gandhi

MK/APLA Meeting

Operations Report: The Department of Intelligence and Security of the African National Congress

MK Statement On The Right-Wing Attack On The World Trade Centre

Umkhonto we Sizwe -Structure, Training and Force Levels (1984 to 1994)

London Review of Books

Move to armed struggle, operational strategy and MK's role in ANC

New Left Review - Interview With Trevor Ngwane

On MK Command Structure

On Setting Up MK

Operation Mayibuye

Quatro Camps

Quest for cadres' re-burial in SA

Situation Affecting Integration Of Umkhonto We Sizwe Into New SANDF

Small Arms in Southern Africa

South Africa - Total strategy

Statement On Death Sentences Passed On Three Members Of ANC And Umkhonto We Sizwe

Statement on the 26th Anniversary of Umkhonto

Stuart Commission Report

Capture The Citadel

Mobilise Our Black Power

20th Anniversary Speech of Umkhonto we Sizwe

Statement On Signing Declaration

The ANC Signs the Geneva Protocols

Holding the ANC Accountable

Umkhonto we Sizwe

Umkhonto we Sizwe - Brief Summary

Umkhonto we Sizwe Military Code

Umkhonto we Sizwe (MK) operations report 

Extract - BBC Interview with Joe Slovo 1986


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