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Johnnie D : The Story of John Dillinger Arthur Winfield Knight

Johnnie D : The Story of John Dillinger

Arthur Winfield Knight

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ISBN : 9780312867591
Hardcover
222 pages
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John Dillingers reign as Public Enemy No. 1 began in the summer of 1933, when he left the Commercial Bank of Daleville, Indiana, with $3,500 and a diamond ring belonging to the bank presidents daughter. It was the depth of the Depression. BanksMoreJohn Dillingers reign as Public Enemy No. 1 began in the summer of 1933, when he left the Commercial Bank of Daleville, Indiana, with $3,500 and a diamond ring belonging to the bank presidents daughter. It was the depth of the Depression. Banks were closing everywhere, and millions of Americans were losing their life savings. To them, Dillingers act made him a sort of hero, even a modern-day Robin Hood. Within the next year, he would go on to rob ten banks and break out of two jails, one of them theoretically escape-proof...Many a man fell on both sides in the effort to capture-and keep imprisoned-the incorrigible Johnnie D.