Book Extract | Death Flight – how the apartheid government got rid of bodies by flinging them into the ocean

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Death Flight: Apartheid’s secret doctrine of disappearance by investigative journalist Michael Schmidt.
Death Flight: Apartheid’s secret doctrine of disappearance by investigative journalist Michael Schmidt.

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In the late 1970s, as the apartheid government fought a desperate and dirty battle to stay in power, its security forces devised a chilling new tactic.

A shadowy, top secret unit called Delta 40 was established, tasked with the murder of hundreds of ANC, Pan Africanist Congress and South West Africa People’s Organisation (Swapo) members.

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