Counter-Attack: Organizing Self-Defense Groups. AFRICAN AMERICANA, N C. C. F.

Counter-Attack: Organizing Self-Defense Groups

Cambridge, MA: National Committee to Combat Fascism, [ca.1970]. First Edition. Magazine produced by the Cambridge, Massachusetts chapter of the N.C.C.F. (National Committee to Combat Fascism), a Berkeley-based group founded in 1969 that was sponsored by, and affiliated with, the Black Panther Party. The Cambridge N.C.C.F. were strong advocates of Blacks arming themselves, familiarizing themselves with various types of weapons and explosives, and forming self-defense groups. Counter-Attack provides illustrated instructions for handling a variety of firearms (the .38, .12 guage shotgun, bolt action rifle, M-14, 9mm, et al.), recipes for a variety of explosive devices, dealing with police tactics, and other "best practices" when organizing community self-defense groups. Laid into this copy is a mimeographed broadside titled "Warning. Some properties of the chemicals in the self-igniting Molotov cocktail that the people should know about," containing directions for creating a self-igniting Molotov cocktail and safety tips when handling the various chemicals. Not found in OCLC. Quarto (28cm); illustrated newsprint wrappers; [16]pp; illus. Toning to extremities, with a few short tears along right margins; Very Good+.

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