July 22, 1934. The day that John Dillinger is gunned down by the FBI - The Point

On July 22, 1934, at around 22: 30, John Dillinger outside a movie theater in Chicago, framed by two beautiful pépées, his girlfriend and a friend of the latter

July 22, 1934. The day that John Dillinger is gunned down by the FBI - The Point


On July 22, 1934, at around 22: 30, John Dillinger outside a movie theater in Chicago, framed by two beautiful pépées, his girlfriend and a friend of the latter. He attended the screening of Manhattan Melodrama (in French, The public Enemy number one), with Clark Gable in the role of a gangster. All three have loved it. They come out of the cinema quietly, without paying attention first of all to a man who lights a cigar on their passage. It is an FBI special agent named Melvin Purvis, who was responsible for alerting his colleagues.

However, an alarm-signal rang in the brains of Dil...

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