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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON

16th January 1944 Gen Eisenhower took command of Allied Invasion Force in London

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Houndsditch Murder Scene



Houndsditch Murder Scene

This is where Latvian murderers dargged their leader to in 1910.

Location: 59 Golding Street, Tower Hamlets, London, E1 1QH

Description: After the murder of two Sergeants in Houndsditch on 16th December 1910, the gang of Latvian revolutionaries dragged their wounded leader George Gardstein here - almost 3/4 mile away. An intense search followed, and a number of the gang or their associates were soon arrested.

The episode ended with the Sidney Street Siege on January 1911.


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Houndsditch Murder Scene

This is where Latvian murderers dargged their leader to in 1910.


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