[Dear Friends, We are glad to send you the enclosed first issue of our Bulletin, as well as the flyer listing resources available.]

by Southern Africa Anti-Mercenary Coalition
San Francisco, California, United States
December 2, 1979
7 pages
Type: Mailing
Coverage in Africa: Namibia, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
A cover letter discusses events in Zimbabwe and Southern Africa, including the London Conference. It reports on the Carter administration and on Senator Jesse Helms’ resolution to lift sanctions immediately. People are asked to urge Stephen Solarz, Chairman of the House Subcommittee on Africa, to oppose lifting the embargo, convene an investigation to expose and shut down Soldier of Fortune mercenary magazine, speak out against any support for the Muzorewa/Smith regime, and recognize the Patriotic Front as the sole legitimate representative of the people of Zimbabwe. The mailing includes information on the Zimbabwe African National Union (ZANU) and the South West African People's Organization (SWAPO). The mailing includes the Southern Africa Anti-Mercentary Coalition’s RESOURCES brochure. • Slideshow: ZIMBABWE, THE WAR FOR INDEPENDENCE: Defeating the US Mercenary Strategy • THE SAAMCO BULLETIN • GUNS FOR HIRE • MIKE SPIKE, DOOMED US GOVERNMENT MERCENARY • LIBERATION MOVEMENTS • Solidarity Activities and Resources [Note: The Bulletin is not available.]
Used by permission of former members of the Southern Africa Anti-Mercenary Coalition.
Collection: Private collection of David Wiley and Christine Root