David Tomkins was a London safeblower who travelled to Angola as a mercenary in 1976.
- INTERVIEW WITH DAVE TOMKINS, transcript of full interview used in Episode 17: Good Guys, Bad Guys, Cold War, CNN, 14 February 1999, National Security Archive.
- Antony Barnett, Basingstoke mercenary's last adventure lands him in US jail, The Observer, 14 September 2003.
- Jonathan Brown, Basingstoke's medallion man goes on trial for attempt to assassinate Pablo Escobar,The Independent, 26 June 2004.
- ↑ Tony Geraghty, Guns for Hire: The Inside Story of Freelance Soldiering, Piatkus, 2008. pp.65-69.