The full history of China’s most powerful organized crime group from Shanghai. In this video we discuss the early origins of the gang, the height of their power, the most prominent members and their ultimate downfall. The time period of the gangs operations span from the late 1800s to the late 1940s. The Green Gang’s most dominant years were the 1920s and 1930s in the French Concession part of the city, when Shanghai was known as the most decadent city and most cosmopolitan city of the world. 青幫, Du Yuesheng 杜月笙, Huang Jinrong 黃金榮, Zhang Xiaolin 张啸林, were known as the most prominent members and the 3 Tycoons or 3 Kings of Shanghai and took the gang to astronomical heights.