Jeremy Corbyn’s role in organising opposition to fascism at ‘The Battle of Wood Green’ 23rd April 1977

Yup: Corbyn, what a big anti-Semite I must say! 😌

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The Battle of Wood Green 40 years on

On 23rd April 1977 the National Front decided to march from Ducketts Common by Turnpike Lane tube in North London down a busy London High Road packed with Saturday afternoon shoppers. There were several thousand fascists but they were outnumbered by opponents, including many people out shopping, appalled that fascists were marching on the anniversary of Hitler’s birthday.

It would be bad enough today but this was a mere 3 decades after the end of the Second World War and numbers who had been actively involved in fighting Hitler were no doubt around on that Spring day.

Only a small part of the NF march made it to a concluding rally as it was broken by protesters.

40 years on that day is being marked with a festival to celebrate diversity and oppose racism on the very same Ducketts Common. The…

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