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John Dillinger died 80 years ago last week, on July 22, 1934.
Gangster John Dillinger, center, strikes a pose with Lake County prosecuter Robert Estill, left, in the jail at Crown Point, Indiana, in 1934. Dillinger is awaiting trial for the murder of police officer Willliam Patrick O'Malley when Dillinger robbed the First National Bank of East Chicago on Jan. 15, 1934. (AP Photo)
John Dillinger manages to take a nap, handcuffed, as he is transported on a flight from St. Louis to Chicago, to face the electric chair, Jan. 31, 1934. (AP Photo)
Arizona Daily Star front page on events surrounding the capture of John Dillinger and his gang in January, 1934.
News photo of the Tucson Police officers involved in the arrest of John Dillinger in 1934. Tucson Citizen
Booking mug of John Dillinger, ca. 1930. FBI photo
This is a June 1934 FBI "Wanted" poster of John Herbert Dillinger who was considered "Public Enemy No. 1." (AP Photo)
This is a 1934 photo of desperado John Dillinger near Moore, Ind. (AP Photo)
Members of the Dillinger outlaw gang are arraigned in a Tucson, Ariz., court Jan. 25, 1934. From left are: Russel Clark, Charles Makley, Harry Pierpont, John Dilliger, Ann Martin and Mary Kinder. (AP Photo)
Sheriff John Bolton, far right, poses with the men he appointed to guard the captured members of the Dillinger gang at the local county jail, in Tucson, Ariz., on January 29, 1934. (AP Photo)
Heavily guarded, manacled and shackled, outlaw John Dillinger is shown on January 30, 1934, as he is taken from one plane to another in St. Louis, Tenn., while under way to his final destination, Indiana jail at Crown Point. (AP Photo)
Desperado John Dillinger appears in court in Crown Point, Ind., on Feb. 5, 1934. (AP Photo)
John Dillinger, center, is handcuffed and guarded in court as his trial date is set for March 12 at Crown Point, Ind., Feb. 9, 1934. Dillinger is charged with the killing a police officer in East Chicago, Indiana. (AP Photo)
Officers point up at the window in the back of Little Bohemia Roadhouse in Mercer, Wisc., where outlaw John Dillinger and his gang leaped to escape federal agents, April 24, 1934. (AP Photo)
An upper window at the Little Bohemia roadhouse in Mercer, Wisc., where outlaw John Dillinger and his gang leaped to escape federal agents, is seen April 24, 1934. Person in the window is unidentified. (AP Photo)
This is a letter written to Henry Ford from outlaw John Dillinger, and received at Ford's offices in Michigan May 17, 1934. Dillinger endorses Ford's cars, saying, "I can make any other car take a Ford's dust." (AP Photo)
The gravestone that marks the resting place of Depression-era gangster John Dillinger Jr. at Crown Hill Cemetery in Indianapolis, Ind., is shown on July 21, 1959. The gravestone of "Public Enemy #1," slain by federal agents 25 years ago today, has been chipped by souvenir hunters over the years. (AP Photo)
This is a damaged photo lined with crop marks of John Dillinger, right, posing with the prosecutor of Lake County, Ind., Robert Estill, Sherriff Lillian Holley, left, at the Crown Point, Ind. jail, Feb. 1934. (AP Photo)
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