Kindle Edition: Victory or Violence: The Story of the AWB of South Africa

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The Kindle edition of Victory or Violence: The Story of the AWB of South Africa is now available for instant download at less than half the cost of the printed book.

By Arthur Kemp. Third edition, now updated to include Eugene Terre’Blanche’s murder in 2011.

The dramatic story of South Africa’s Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB – Afrikaner Resistance Movement) and its charismatic leader Eugene Terre’Blanche.

At 10:10 AM on April 24, 1994, the largest terrorist bomb that ever exploded in South African history, detonated in a car in central Johannesburg.

The explosion threw the vehicle across the street and ripped a gaping hole in the road. Several buildings were flattened in the attack, aimed at the nearby African National Congress (ANC) headquarters.  Ten people were killed in the blast, including foreign journalists and one ANC candidate in the upcoming elections.

The Afrikaner Weerstandsbeweging (AWB, or, in English, the Afrikaner Resistance Movement) was responsible for the bombing, and the many that followed.

So serious was the AWB’s campaign of violent resistance against impending ANC rule, that the then government was forced to call out a state of emergency in the many parts of the country, as ANC sabotage squads targeted power networks railway lines, ANC and National Party offices—and more—in a wave of attacks which made all the ANC’s previous efforts at “armed resistance” pale into insignificance.

Read here of the early founding of the AWB, the backgrounds of its leading characters, the increasing militancy which accompanied the then government’s political reform program, the development of the movement’s ideological basis, and finally, the turn to violent resistance as the program to hand over control of the country to the ANC speeded up.

No understanding of South Africa’s history is complete without this largely eyewitness account of hardline Afrikaner resistance to the end of white rule.

This third edition is updated to include the 2011 murder of Eugene Terre’Blanche.

Illustrated throughout with many rare photographs.

The U.S. version of the Kindle book can be found by clicking here ($5.95).

The U.K. version of the Kindle book can be found by clicking here (£4.07).

The Europe version of the Kindle book can be found by clicking here (Euro 5.61).

Contents

Foreword

Chapter 1: The Founding

Chapter 2: The Tar and Feather Party

Chapter 3: The Right Wing Buildup

Chapter 4: The Arms Trial

Chapter 5: A New Militancy

Chapter 6: The ANC and Rudolf Hess

Chapter 7: The AWB and the Conservative Party

Chapter 8: From Standerton to Donkerhoek

Chapter 9: The Volkstaat

Chapter 10: Personal Scandals

Chapter 11: A New Strategy

Chapter 12: New Principles

Chapter 13: The Arming of the AWB

Chapter 14: The White Wolf

Chapter 15: UNTAG and the Order of Death

Chapter 16: The Orde Boerevolk

Chapter 17: The Battle of Ventersdorp

Chapter 18: The MP Who Planted Bombs and the March Referendum

Chapter 19: The Death of Chris Hani

Chapter 20: The World Trade Center Invasion

Chapter 21: The Storm Brews

Chapter 22: The Secession Plan—and Why It Failed

Chapter 23: Death in the Dust

Chapter 24: The AWB Alone

Postscript

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