Jul 04, 2020
Mobsters and Rumrunners of Canada: Crossing the Line
Posted by Gord Steinke

U.S prohibition laws in the 1920 s led to lucrative dealings between business savvy Canadians and big time hoods from south of the 49th parallel Underground operations literally flourished, such as the stash of booze and cash hidden beneath the streets of Moose Jaw by the notorious Al Capone and his Canadian partner Diamond Jim Grady Mobsters Rumrunners of CanadaU.S prohibition laws in the 1920 s led to lucrative dealings between business savvy Canadians and big time hoods from south of the 49th parallel Underground operations literally flourished, such as the stash of booze and cash hidden beneath the streets of Moose Jaw by the notorious Al Capone and his Canadian partner Diamond Jim Grady Mobsters Rumrunners of Canada is a collection of true stories that are the stuff of legends, complete with brutal slayings and Keystone Cop misadventures Read about rumrunners from across Canada who used elaborate tricks and ruses to sneak booze past the long arm of the law on both sides of the border You ll meet such colorful characters as Rocco Perri, the Purple Gang, Dutch Schulz and many .

  • Title: Mobsters and Rumrunners of Canada: Crossing the Line
  • Author: Gord Steinke
  • ISBN: 9781894864114
  • Page: 324
  • Format: Paperback
  • Mobsters and Rumrunners of Canada Crossing the Line U S prohibition laws in the s led to lucrative dealings between business savvy Canadians and big time hoods from south of the th parallel Underground operations literally flourished such as th

    Robert Knapp

    This book suffers from an overly imaginative and under researched approach to rum rumming For example, for the surely mythical appearance of Al Capone in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, the author does not rely on any of the solid biographies of Scarface, e.g that of Laurence Bergreen who of course doesn t even mention this mythical event A number of chapters are not much about rum running Dutch Schultz in New York, for example The dialogs, which the author claims are true to the sources , go far beyon [...]


    Mark Nenadov

    Many brief, interesting historical stories from Canadian American history covering the era of Prohibition in the 1920 s and 1930 s all of which in some way involve events on Canadian soil Note If you are already familiar with any of these stories, you may find them to be rather surface level.


    Michael

    Excellent read.Canada rules.



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