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On This Day: May 10th

On the 10th of May 1924 J. Edgar Hoover was appointed the 6th Director of the Bureau of Investigation, this was a position he held till 1935 when the organisation changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Hoover was made the 1st Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. 170 more words


Review: Arrow Video's Dillinger blu-ray

Dillinger (1973) Arrow Blu-ray review

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G-Man, Melvin Purvis, played by Ben Johnson (Town That Dreaded Sundown 1976), has a personal vendetta against gangsters after some of his fellow FBI agents are killed in a shootout. 303 more words

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“All my buddies wanted to be firemen, or farmers or policemen, something like that. Not me, I just wanted to steal people’s money!”

John Dillinger (Warren Oates), Dillinger, (1973)


this day in crime history: april 22, 1934

On this date in 1934, the FBI went toe to toe with John Dillinger, Baby Face Nelson, and their gang in a shootout that left an FBI agent and a bystander dead. 323 more words

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Dillinger's Escape from Crown Point Jail

Sheriff Lillian Holley before Dillinger.

January 30, 1934 Dillinger arrives at Crown Point Jail and holds a press conference.

The escape proof jail at Crown Point. 111 more words

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this day in crime history: april 13, 1934

On this day in 1934, outlaws John Dillinger and Homer Van Meter went shopping for guns in Warsaw, Indiana. Their shopping expedition began in the early morning hours of April 13th, when they assaulted Warsaw Police Officer Judd Pittenger while he walked his nightly beat. 73 more words

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this day in crime history: april 9, 1934

On this date in 1934, John Dillinger’s girlfriend, Evelyn “Billie” Frechette, was arrested by G-men in Chicago and charged with harboring a fugitive. An angry Dillinger vowed to break her out of jail, but a girlfriend of one of his gang members talked him out of it. 78 more words

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