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De Wet Potgieter
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Totale Aanslag

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For much of its time in power, the National Party government was bolstered by the direct involvement of its security forces. Ordinary citizens had no idea that their taxes were being used to fund unorthodox and even illegal operations, ranging from international propaganda campaigns to local death squads. It was the government's Total Strategy against the enemy's Total Ons ...more
Hardcover, 322 pages
Published by Zebra Press (first published November 30th 2007)
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Andrew
Dec 16, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I am a fan of De Wet Potgieter’s immaculately researched journalism and straight-telling style of writing and this is why I picked up ‘Total Onslaught’. But it was the story that he told that had me gasping…

You see, as South Africans, we know that apartheid was designed and perpetuated throughout our country for nearly 50 years. We also know that terrible things happened in the name of apartheid, that vicious atrocities were committed. And we might even know some of the lesser-known facts or eve
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Sally Seymore
The author was a journalist during this sad time of our country's history and many times had information he was not allowed to publish. It is hair raising to read, but every country have their horror stories to tell. It is a good read and put many things which we experienced as the ordinary citizens in perspective.
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Found it interesting. It gave me greater insight into the political workings of Apartheid and into Namibia (to a lesser extent) where I am now living.
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