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Little Bohemia Lodge shootout....



Item # 567715

April 24, 1934

LEOMINSTER DAILY ENTERPRISE, Massachusetts, April 24, 1934

* John Dillinger Little Bohemia Lodge shootout & escape
* George Baby Face Nelson

This 8 page newspaper has a one column headline on the front page: "100 PICKED MEN HUNT DILLINGER" with related photos on page 5. (see)

Tells of the famous Little Bohemia Lodge shootout escape in Wisconsin.

Other news of the day. Light browning with a few small binding holes along the spine, otherwise in good condition.

wikipedia notes: The Little Bohemia Lodge in Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin was the site of the epic 1934 gun battle between John Dillinger and his gang, and Melvin Purvis and the FBI. The Lodge was built in 1927, suffered a fire in 1928, and was rebuilt in 1930. The historic Lodge remains as it was at the time of the FBI siege in 1934 and has a collection of memorabilia and damage from the gun fight, including the original bullet holes in the walls and windows. The Lodge is located on US Highway 51 in Manitowish Waters, Wisconsin on Little Star Lake, on the Manitowish Chain O Lakes.

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