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A Glasgow Gang Observed
By James Patrick
n the 1960's a 26-year-old schoolmaster at a Scottish reformatory (List D) School, under the alias of James Patrick, went undercover with the help of one of his pupils to study the often violent behaviour of the teenagers in a gang in Glasgow. He manage ...
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U-Boat Warfare in the Clyde in Two World Wars
he Clyde has played a major part in warfare in the 20th century. Its most obvious contribution was as the main source of shipping which was supplied to the Royal Navy and the merchant navy. Many of its other stories are less familiar, not least the actua ...
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Auld Mug, The
The Scots and the America's Cup
By Len Paterson
n the spring and summer of 2007, off the coast of Valencia, the 32nd challenge for the America’s Cup was last held; possibly yachting’s oldest continuously contested trophy, and often referred to in the purple press as 'Yachting’s Holy Grail'. It attract ...
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Big Men, The
Personal memories of Glasgow's police
By Joe Pieri
he Northern Division used to be the name given to the police force which operated within the Glasgow City boundaries until the creation of the Strathclyde Police Force. Its recruits were largely drawn from ex-servicemen who were demobbed after the Second ...
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From Sea To Sea
A History of the Scottish Lowland and Highland Canals
By Len Paterson
"The peculiar formation of the great Caledonian valley &mdash long, deep and comparatively very narrow, and occupied by a regular chain of inland lakes and extensive arms of the sea &mdash had long suggested the idea of a canal which by connecting the who ...
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