A few of the weapons used by American bank robber John Dillinger, abandoned in the Little Bohemia resort near Mercer, Wisconsin, after the outlaw escaped from a trap set by Federal agents, 24th April 1934.
A collection of weapons used at various times by American bank robber John Dillinger, 25th July 1934. The guns, which were taken by federal agents in raids at St Paul and Spider Lake, Wisconsin, are on display at the Department of Justice in Washington DC. The small Colt .38 automatic was in Dillinger's possession when he was shot in Chicago on 22nd July. Also pictured are two machine guns, two rifles and a .45 automatic which has been converted into a machine gun.
Robert LeRoy Parker, better known as Butch Cassidy, was a notorious American train robber, bank robber, and leader of the Wild Bunch Gang in the American Old West. After pursuing a career in crime for several years in the United States, the pressures of being pursued, notably by the Pinkerton Detective Agency, forced him to flee, first to Argentina and then to Bolivia, where he was allegedly killed in a shootout in November 1908.
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