Wars: Brothers In Arms
In Arms (Network Ten)
the 1970s and early 80s, the outlaw bikie scene was
in its fledgling days. More wild west than organized
crime, the Comancheros vied with many other motorcycle
gangs for territory.
As the tribes fought, the Comancheros were also fighting
their own internal battle, with the Supreme Commander,
Jock Ross, recruiting men to his club with the purpose
of being the one dominant motorcycle gang in Sydney
and eventually Australia.
everyone agreed with his tactics.
the men challenged him, Jock split the club in what
was a betrayal of his most loyal acolyte, Anthony
Snoddy Spencer. With this act, Jock Ross
misjudged the feelings of his men. Instead of staying
with him, the majority mutinied, sticking with Snoddy
who formed the Bandidos. And the seeds for Milperra
were sown. With powerful forces within each of the
rival clubs demanding retribution, a series of tit-for-tat
attacks led to war being declared.
winner would take all from the final battlefield that
was to be the bikie swap meet at the Viking Tavern
in Milperra on Fathers Day 1984.
Comancheros The Bandidos
Jock - Supreme Commander of the Comancheros Snoddy
- President of the Bandidos
Based on the book by Sandra Harvey and Lindsay Simpson
A Screentime production for Network Ten (Credit: Channel
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