Soldiers At The Siege Of Sidney Street Of January 1911, A Gunfight In The East ...
Stockphoto ID: 3723964
File name: ILLU01743.jpg
Format: digital, 4000+ pixels longest side
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Source: photographer Based in: Spain
Description: Soldiers at the Siege of Sidney Street of January 1911, a gunfight in the East End of London between a combined police and army force and two Latvian revolutionaries. The events began in December 1910, with an attempted jewellery robbery in the City of London by a gang of Latvian immigrants which resulted in the murder of three policemen, the wounding of two others, and the death of George Gardstein, the leader of the Latvian gang.