Armed and Dangerous: My Undercover Struggle Against Apartheid by Ronnie Kasrils
London Recruits - The Secret War Against Apartheid - Ronnie Kasrils et al
Armed and Dangerous - From Undercover Struggle to Freedom (Paperback)
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When it was formed in he was in the ranks of its first Durban unit. When it consolidated and began its campaign of sabotage he was in the Natal Regional Command. When it suffered virtual suppression in the post-Rivonia period, he was wanted and on the run into exile. He became an essential cog in the slow reconstruction directed from London, Dar es Salaam, Lusaka and Maputo. He was amongst the first guerrillas to be trained in Angola and in Eastern Europe; planned and promoted the first attempts at armed guerrilla incursions into South Africa; became a key organiser of the MK infiltrations from the Front Line states which re-established an armed MK presence inside South Africa.
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Ronald Kasrils was born in Yeoville, Johannesburg, on 15 November His father was a factory salesman and his mother worked as a shop assistant. His initial career was as a script writer for a Johannesburg film studio and then for Lever Brothers, as Television and Film Director for their advertising division in Durban, until His involvement led to his being banned from gatherings and various forms of employment, and having his movement restricted to Durban. His plans were cut short when the security police sought to arrest him under the draconian Terrorism Act.