Here is the leaflet that the London Recruits distributed inside South Africa in August 1970. Ron Bell brought it back with him after he and his brother Tom distributed a few thousand copies, using leaflet bombs, in Cape Town, at the same time as other London Recruits were doing the same in Johannesburg, Durban, Port Elizabeth and East London.

It is the only copy that survives, and when Ron remembered that he had it and realised its importance, he sent it (via his brother) to the Liliesleaf Farm Museum at Rivonia, near Johannesburg, which is developing a special section devoted to the story of the London Recruits. The leaflet used very thin paper and we are grateful to the museum for sending us this good-quality digitised copy of this inspiring and historic document.

ANC leaflet used in August 1970

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