Alexander Shannon escaped a shady past to enjoy a glittering career in the army, only to end up back in the thick of criminal activity. Shannon's time as a soldier saw him posted to the Falklands, Northern Ireland and war-torn Bosnia. The rigours of army life took their toll and he found himself drawn into a series of ruthless gang wars. He used the skills he'd learned in the forces to hide weapons, work for drugs racketeers and plot a massacre, and he was offered a fortune to work as a Mafia-style contract assassin. He was questioned over brutal killings and accused of a triple murder attempt, yet his dedication and determination to succeed in the army brought him accolades and a series of promotions. In The Underworld Captain, Shannon explains how he managed to combine a successful army career with dangerous gangland dealings for so long and how he finally broke free for good.When I was out patrolling, I would stop him and check his details, searching him at every opportunity. ... It was said that after his sona#39;s death McCanna#39;s father was having brochures advertising holidays in Gibraltar put through the door of his shop on a ... He told a superior, who was and is one of my closest friends, what he had seen and they began to investigate. ... Corporal Derek Wood and his friend Corporal David Robert Howes were driving in a silver Volkswagen Passat along theanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Underworld Captain|
|Author||:||Alexander Shannon, David Leslie|
|Publisher||:||Random House - 2011-04-07|