Arms & Armour of the Crusading Era, 1050-1350: Islam, by David Nicolle

By David Nicolle

This can be the second one quantity in a finished learn of army guns and gear within the center a long time.

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We are now getting some of our men back and in view of the increase in serious crime, I think we should start straightaway. I suggest we pick four men,” he continued, “strike them off all ordinary duty, attach them to the Flying Squad and give them a taxi cab for getting around. They are merely to seek information and not get involved in any case. If they do, they must hand it over either to the Flying Squad or to the division concerned. We have never been able to get sufficient information about the big thefts and I think it is partly because, as Mr.

In 1932 Worth was the divisional detective inspector of ‘X’ Division. There had been an enormous upsurge of housebreakings all over the division: Harlesden, Willesden Green and Wembley. Worth gathered ten CID officers, provided them with a rather clapped-out Morris Cowley tourer and told them that their duties would consist of patrolling the area and obtaining intelligence from their informants in order to curtail this localised criminality. The officers were under the direct control of another innovative officer, Detective Inspector Hugh Young, and they were told that once they had carried out the arrests they were not to be encumbered with entries in the crime book or typing and submitting crime reports; these mundane matters were to be left with the ordinary rank and file at the respective police stations on ‘X’ Division.

The following evening, he made another daring reconnaissance, after which he personally led his company into their position in the line. Although he lost all his officers within ten minutes of the attack commencing, he kept his own company and another company organised and ready to move at a moment’s notice. He showed marked disregard of personal danger throughout. He resigned his commission with the substantive rank of Captain in April 1920 and four years later was called to the Bar by the Inner Temple.

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