DILLINGER: DILLINGER MAKES ESCAPE FROM POLICE COMPLETELY
Authentic original Austin, Texas Sunday American-Statesman, 20 pp, 17 x 22.75, March 4, 1934. Front page banner headline: "Dillinger Makes Escape From Police Completely", and several sub-heads "Notorious Killer Breaks Out With Wooden Pistol", "Woman Sheriff Ready To Shoot Dillinger Dead", "Sworn Cop Killer Takes Fast Car and Two Machine Guns". Great front page story about his famous escape from the Crown Point, Indiana jail, with a wooden gun. Paper has general age toning, edge flaking and minor tears, otherwise in fine condition. Also included are a copy of the FBI Dillinger Wanted Poster and a copy of the Chicago Coroners Death Report dated four month later.
John Herbert Dillinger (June 22, 1903 – July 22, 1934) was an American gangster
in the Depression-era
FBI Director J. Edgar Hoover developed a more sophisticated Bureau as a weapon against organized crime, using Dillinger and his gang as his campaign platform.
$175 #10630 (Also see other John Dillinger items in our inventory)