The end of Bonnie and Clyde

Bonnie Parker and Clyde Champion Barrow, aka Bonnie & Clyde are often portrayed as some sort of Robin Hood style heroes, , in fact they were ruthless criminals with very little regard for their victims. They were two young Texans whose early 1930s crime spree forever earned them infamy  in US and world history. Their namesContinue reading “The end of Bonnie and Clyde”

Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre

The St. Valentine’s Day massacre—the most spectacular gangland slaying in mob history—was actually somewhat of a failure. Al Capone had arranged for Chicago mobster George “Bugs” Moran and most of his North Side Gang to be eliminated on February 14, 1929. The plan, probably devised by Capone’s henchman “Machine Gun” Jack McGurn, was simple andContinue reading “Saint Valentine’s Day Massacre”