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1928 Chicago gangland war erupts...



Item # 597158

September 8, 1928

THE KNICKERBOCKER PRESS, Albany, New York, September 8, 1928 

* Antonio Lombardo assassination (1st report) 
* "Scarface" Al Capone 
* Chicago gangland war
 

The front page has one column headlines: "THOUSANDS SEE RACKET KING IN CHICAGO SLAIN", "Lombardo, Capone's Partner, Falls in Bullet Hail at City Hub","Bodyguard Also Falls", and more. 1st report coverage on the assassination of Antonio Lombardo, advisor to Al Capone. Uncommon to fine gangland reports prior to the St. Valentine's Day massacre which took place about 5 months later as a retaliation to this event.

Other news, sports and advertisements of the day. Complete in 12 pages, light browning, some spine wear, otherwise good.

Category: The 20th Century

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