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1928 Chicago gangland war erupts...

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September 8, 1928

THE NEW YORK TIMES, September 8, 1928 

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

Near the bottom of the front page is a two column heading: "Capone Aide Slain at Chicago's Busiest Corner; Killing May Be Linked to Uale Murder Here" First 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 36 pages, a few small binding slits along the spin, nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century

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