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1970

January 28
Bomb attack on offices of the Spanish Cultural attache in Paris.
February 10
Ian Purdie is imprisoned for 9 months for throwing a petrol bomb at the Ulster Office in Saville Row during an Irish Civil Rights Campaign march.
February 20
3 students captured as they are about to firebomb Barclays Bank.
February 28
Bomb attack on the Bank of Bilbao and the Spanish State Railways in Paris.
March 28
Time bomb found at Waterloo Station.
May 4
American Embassy, London, firebombed.
May 10
Incendiary device discovered aboard Iberian Airliner at Heathrow. Similar devices are found in other European capitals on planes belonging to Iberia.
May 19
Wembley Conservative Association firebombed.
May 22
High explosive device discovered at a new police station in Paddington. This was later claimed by the prosecution in the trial of the Stoke Newington Eight to be the first action undertaken by `The Angry Brigade'.
June 10
Brixton Conservative Association firebombed.
June 11
Stuart Christie's home raided with explosives warrant.
June 18
Lambeth Court firebombed.
June 30
Army depot, Kimber Road, London, firebombed.
June 30
Ian Purdie is released from Albany prison (Isle of Wight).
July 3
Simultaneous bomb attacks in Paris and London against Spanish State Tourist offices, and the Spanish and Greek Embassies.
July 7
Army recruiting office, South London, firebombed. Army Officer Training Centre, Holborn, London, firebombed.
July 10
Home of a retired policeman in Stoke Newington firebombed.
August 18
The London offices of Iberia Airlines, Spanish State airline, bombed.
August 30
The London home of the Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, Sir John Waldron, is damaged by a bomb blast. The bombing is not reported in the national press.
September 8
The London home of Attorney General, Sir Peter Rawlinson, in Chelsea, is bombed. Again this goes unreported .
September 17
Jake Prescott paroled from Albany Prison, Isle of Wight.
September 21
Wimbledon Conservative Association firebombed.
September 26
Hampstead Conservative Association firebombed.
September 26
Bomb exploded outside Barclays Bank, Heathrow.
September 26
Simultaneous bomb attacks against Iberia in Geneva, Frankfurt, Paris and London airports.
October 7
BOAC Air terminal at Victoria, booby trap hand grenade found.
October 8
Second explosion at Rawlinson's home.
October 9
Italian Trade Centre, Exhibition Building, Cork Street, London, bombed. Attacks simultaneously in Manchester, Birmingham and Paris against Italian State buildings. The attacks were claimed on behalf of Giuseppe Pinelli the Italian anarchist murdered by the police in 1969.
October 24
During the Council workers' strike a bomb explodes in the cleansing dept head office, Greenford.
October 26
Administration building on Keele University campus firebombed.
October 26
Barclays Bank at Stoke Newington firebombed. Newspaper report says: `Police are investigating several similar incidents at other branches'.
November 20
A BBC van outside the Albert Hall in London covering the Miss World contest is bombed at 2,30 am. The prosecution claimed that Jake Prescott was responsible for this explosion, but also brought a witness who vouched that Jake was in fact in Edinburgh at the time. They were forced to drop this charge.
December 3
Spanish Embassy in London machine gunned following international protests against the trial of the Basque nationalists, the Burgos Six. This was not reported.
December 8
Big demonstrations against the Tory Government's Industrial Relations Bill. In the early hours of December 9 the Department of Employment and Productivity in St James Square, London, is bombed. The police had searched the building and no sooner left it than it went off. Action claimed by the Angry Brigade.

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