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Watch a Young & Radical Nelson Mandela in the Political Thriller ‘Mandela’s Gun’ Trailer

‘Mandela's Gun' film is a political thriller based on Nelson Mandela's 1962 “African odyssey”

In 1962, Nelson Mandela left South Africa for military training in Algeria and Ethiopia. There, the young and radical freedom fighter is said to have received a gun (a Makarov pistol) from Ethiopian Emperor Haile Selassie. That gun, which Mandela buried upon his return to South Africa, is said to be the first weapon linked to the anti-apartheid struggle.

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