The Angry Brigade: A History of Britain’s First Urban Guerilla Group: A Review

by Joshua Sinai
Perspectives on Terrorism
Volume 12, Issue 2
April 2018

This is a highly informed and well-written account of the roots of the Angry Brigade, England’s militant le – wing group that originated in the mid-1960s and carried out a series of bombing attacks from 1970 to 1972. ese bombings were directed against iconic targets such as banks, embassies, and the homes of Conservative Members of Parliament, including the home of Robert Carr, the Secretary of State for Employment at the time. e author, a veteran BBC documentary producer, had produced a documentary about the Angry Brigade for the BBC in 1973, with this book being a journalistic expansion and update of the documentary.

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