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Dillinger's Colt M1911 machine gun pistol.  The Colt 1911 had seen many modifications over the past 100+ years, but one of the most interesting was by a quiet Texas gunsmith by the name of Hyman Lebman. His customers included the infamous gangsters John Dillinger and Baby Face Nelson, though this was unknown to him at the time, while his ingenious revisions to the classic handgun were equally dynamic.

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Ed & Lorraine Warren were world renowned paranormal investigators. Some of their famous cases include the Amityville Horror, the Perron family's farm house haunting (The Conjuring), and the Annabelle doll. They founded the Occult Museum in Monroe, USA with their collection of haunted objects that they compiled over the years.

5 things to know about the Warrens, paranormal investigators featured in 'The Conjuring'

Ed & Lorraine Warren were world renowned paranormal investigators. Some of their famous cases include the Amityville Horror, the Perron family's farm house haunting (The Conjuring), and the Annabelle doll. They founded the Occult Museum in Monroe, USA with their collection of haunted objects that they compiled over the years.

1920s prohibition posters: In 1920, Prohibition goes into effect with the passage of the 18th Amendment. Organized crime started to gain momentum as Mobsters such as Al Capone and Dutch Schultz began importing illegal alcohol and selling it to a public more than willing to break the law. An age of outlaw glamour and speakeasies continued for almost a decade.

John Dillinger Museum | SouthShoreCVA.com

Discover the John Dillinger Museum, with artifacts from Dillinger's crimes to the Dillinger death trousers, the infamous wooden gun and more in Hammond,...

A 1930s-gangster in classic form. By the spring of 1934, famous criminals ran rampant throughout the US. John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd, Baby Face Nelson and the Barker-Karpis gang seemingly robbed and killed at will. They were too clever to be outwitted, too cool under pressure to lose in shootouts against any pursuers - or so the public was led to believe.

JtheJerk — silentcuriosity: A 1930s-gangster in classic...

silentcuriosity: “ A 1930s-gangster in classic form. By the spring of 1934, famous criminals ran rampant throughout the US. John Dillinger, Bonnie and Clyde, Pretty Boy Floyd, Baby Face Nelson and the...

Baby Face Nelson had a five thousand dollar reward on his head, but there weren't very many takers. Nelson was the most deadiest member of the Dillinger gang.

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Baby Face Nelson had a five thousand dollar reward on his head, but there weren't very many takers. Nelson was the most deadiest member of the Dillinger gang.

Baby Face Nelson used this to escape the  FBI. 700 rounds per minute.

Colt M1911A1 Full Auto Pistol

Developed by Colt back in the 1930s. The rate of fire is listed at 700 rounds per minute (For comparison, the Glock 18 ROF is 1200 rounds per minute): The curved magazine is pretty unique looking on a handgun! Notorious

John Dillinger, a bank robber who became the infamous J. Edgar Hoover's obsession in the 1930's, was the leader of gang including “Machine Gun” Kelly, “Baby Face” Nelson and “Pretty Boy” Floyd.

George 'Baby Face' Nelson, member of the Dillinger gang lies dead on an undertakers slab after his assassination in 1934.

Mobsters, Gangs, Crooks and Other Creeps-Volume 1 - New York City

George 'Baby Face' Nelson, member of the Dillinger gang lies dead on an undertakers slab after his assassination in 1934.

John Dillinger & "Baby Face" Nelson Hunted by FBI

John Dillinger & "Baby Face" Nelson Hunted by FBI

While producing our show about Police Cars, we stumbled on the story of John Herbert Dillinger (June 22, 1903July 22, 1934) the notorious bank robber in the ...

Lester Gillis aka George "Baby Face" Nelson

The body of Lester M. Gillis who also went under the sobriquet of George 'Baby Face' Nelson lies on the mortuary slab in Niles Center, Illinois

Public Enemy #1 - picture of the day

A photographic highlight selected by the picture desk. A sensational image of the slain gangster George 'Baby Face' Nelson in 1934 that was intended both to shock and reassure the public

Baby Face Nelson, real name Lester Gillis, a sawed-off street tough who killed three FBI agents before he was shot to death in 1934.

Born to Die

It's not in the history books, but one of the final skirmishes of the Civil War took place on May 1, 1936. On that day, a team of agents, led personally (or at least that's what reporters were...

Lester "Baby Face" Nelson  Original name: Lester Joseph Gillis  Birth: Dec. 6, 1908, Chicago  Death: Nov. 27, 1934, Barrington  Gangster. Also known as George Nelson.   As a youngster, he was in and out of reform school. As an adult, he went to adult prison for bank robbery and escaped, joining John Dillinger's mob. With them he pulled a series of bank robberies - often shooting down bank guards and bystanders for the pleasure of it. He died in a shootout with 2 Federal men.

Lester “Baby Face” Nelson (1908-1934) - Find A...

Organized Crime Figure. As a youngster, he was in and out of reform school. As an adult, he went to adult prison for bank robbery and escaped, joining John Dillinger's mob. With them he pulled a series of bank robberies - often shooting down bank guards and bystanders for the pleasure of it (he killed three F.B.I....

1934 headlin newspaper Gangster BABY FACE NELSON Shot DEAD by FBI ...

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