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Many years ago, the junk drawer was where you put your telephone books, menus, random ticket stubs, church bulletins, and other odd bits and pieces that you thought you might need. 748 more words

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. 73 more words

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Public Enemy Number One

Actually, I sometimes have the same title when I’m with my conservative¬†family.

The esteemed title actually belonged to notorious gangster John Dillinger.

Dillinger was the quintessential 1930s gangster with a drama-filled life and a death to match. 1,307 more words

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this day in crime history: march 3, 1934

On this date in 1934, notorious bank robber John Dillinger escaped from the Lake County jail in Crown Point, IN. Dillinger, who had been arrested in Tucson, AZ in January, was awaiting trial for the murder of a police officer. 148 more words

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17 Rare Photos Show The Brutal Lives Of Gangsters From The 1920s

Wonderful Life – For history lovers

In the early 20th century, Chicago was one of the most crime-ridden places in America. After the passage of Prohibition, in 1920, powerful gangs of bootleggers, gangsters, and smugglers formed to profit from illegal alcohol trafficking. 70 more words

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Public Enemies

Or: I Am A Fugitive From The History Channel.

John Dillinger looked like a wolf; Johnny Depp is a ballroom sheik. Billie Frechette was Dillinger’s moll, small, plain, and scrappy; Marion Cotillard is a blank beauty searching for a character. 358 more words

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