Category: Czechoslovakia

  • The Communist Party of Australia’s Post-War Internationalism

    Looking through documents from the National Security Archive from Georgetown University has got me thinking about the shifting allegiances of the Communist Party of Australia in the post-war era up until the mid-1970s. As I have written in another post, the CPA came out of the Second World War as quite a militant organisation and…

    Continue reading

  • The SACP and Czechoslovakia 1968

    I have been in the Mayibuye Archives at the University of the Western Cape this week and found in the papers of Yusuf Dadoo a draft statement by the South African Communist Party on the Soviet invasion of Czechoslovakia in 1968. The draft statement began by declaring: The Central Committee of the South African Communist…

    Continue reading