To Britainas criminal underworld, Freddie Foreman is the Godfather. Held responsible for the gangland killings of Ginger Marks and Frank aThe Mad Axemana Mitchell, he was the punisher to those who broke the underworldas strict code of conduct. Foremanas dramatic kidnap and arrest for Britainas biggest cash robbery made headlines around the world, yet this daring raid was just the peak of a safe-blowing, bank-robbing career that spanned decades. His story is a fascinating, yet chilling account of life as a freelance enforcer for the Kray twins, and as Londonas most feared gangster. Bloodshed aside, Freddieas often humorous stories reveal a caring man who believes that violence is a last resort and who always treated people with respect. Revealed in these pages are the amazing details of the heists, the double crossings, the shoot-outs and the betrayals that accompanied life as a career criminal when the streets were controlled by fear. Exposed are the audacious plans behind the centuryas most famous crimes, the damning evidence of police corruption and the eye-opening events that gave Freddie this most revered reputation. aThe most blood-curdling gangster memoir youall ever reada a The News of the Worldme at the Prince of Wales. But really he should have been an interior designer. I asked Ronnie King, ... Time isa great healer aas was proved when they finally caughtup withmeover the Southampton job. I was nickedat an illegalspiel inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Freddie Foreman - The Godfather of British Crime|
|Publisher||:||John Blake Publishing - 2009-01-05|