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By Andrew Cook
The nice teach theft of 1963 is without doubt one of the such a lot notorious crimes in British heritage.
The bulk of the money stolen (equivalent to over £40 million this day) hasn't ever been recovered, and there has now not been a unmarried yr due to the fact 1963 whilst one element of the crime or its members has no longer been featured within the media.
Despite the wealth and volume of this insurance, a bunch of questions have remained unanswered: Who was once at the back of the theft? used to be it an within activity? And who obtained away with the crime of the century? Fifty years of selective falsehood and myth has obscured the truth of the tale in the back of the theft.
The incontrovertible fact that quite a few the unique research and prosecution records on these concerned and imagined to were concerned have been closed, in lots of circumstances till 2045, has in basic terms served to muddy the waters nonetheless extra.
Now, via Freedom of knowledge requests and the specific beginning of a lot of those documents, Andrew cook dinner finds a brand new photo of the crime and its research that, eventually, presents solutions to lots of those questions.
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The Great Train Robbery: The Untold Story From The Closed Investigation Files by Andrew Cook