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Tuesday, 3 April 2018

Czechoslovakia: The Invention of Semtex; Semtín (Pardubice)


From Witness, BBC World Service: The Invention of Semtex

"The plastic explosive was malleable, odourless and stable. Created in communist Czechoslovakia in the town of Semtin in 1958, it was once the weapon of choice for those seeking to spread terror. Maria Jevstafjeva has been speaking to the brother of Stanislav Brebera, the chemist who invented it".

9 minutes.



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