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Book Eight:Bootlegging

Bringing in the hooch
Book Eight: The Art of Bootlegging
Detroit was the bootleggers’ dream. Although it was not available for consumption in Canada, liquor was readily available for export, and Windsor was a prime distiller location. Libations of all kinds could be purchased at the dock so long as the buyer agreed not to take it to the U.S.A.
A man could buy any quantity of any kind and load it in his small boat signing a document that he was taking it to, say, Cuba. The waterway was large and difficult to patrol, particularly at night, especially when the gangsters had the fastest boats.(continued next week) Read More 
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