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Gangster squad

covert cops, the Mob, and the battle for Los Angeles

by Paul Lieberman

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Published by St. Martin"s Paperbacks in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Organized crime,
  • Gangsters,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.). Police Department,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.).,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Recounts the history of the Gangster Squad, the eight man unit created by the Los Angeles Police Department in 1946, that launched a war against organized crime and planned to wipe out the notorious mob boss Mickey Cohen.

    Edition Notes

    StatementPaul Lieberman
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV8148.L55 L54 2012b
    The Physical Object
    Pagination549 pages, [16] pages of plates :
    Number of Pages549
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26299825M
    ISBN 101250027853
    ISBN 109781250027856
    OCLC/WorldCa788280982


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