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By Dick Kirby

The Nineteen Fifties and Sixties observed a altering of the shield in Londons gangland. a brand new or even extra ruthless breed of legal emerged to interchange the getting older new release of likes of Sabini, Mullins and Hayes.

Protection rackets on bookies, membership vendors and outlets have been typical. Prostitution and medication provided wealthy pickings. Police corruption was once all too commonplace.

Thanks to media curiosity the names of Charlie Richardson, Mad Frankie Fraser, Scarface Smithson and the Nichols grew to become as well known as they have been feared. after which there have been the Kray Twins, whose notoriety and brutality grew to become watchwords. yet as this insider booklet finds they didn't have all of it their very own means. For an exhilarating and surprising tale London's Gangs at warfare is in a category of its personal. What makes it so chilling is that the murders, torture and mayhem truly happened.

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