RMH4E4KC–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.
RM2HHJE3X–Nina Vassileva partner of George Gardstein and a members of the Gardstein gang, (Latvian immigrant burglars) seen here being escorted to Guildhall Police Station. Vassileva was arrested during the Houndsditch jewellery robbery in which three policemen were murdered, two other officers were wounded, and the leader of the Latvian gang George Gardstein was killed. An investigation by the Metropolitan and City of London Police forces identified Gardstein's accomplices, most of whom were arrested within two weeks. The police were informed that the final two members of the gang were hiding at 100
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