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Bugsy Siegel comes to New York City as hitman....



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April 05, 1940

THE NEW YORK TIMES, April 5, 1940

* Bugsy Siegel comes to NYC
* Gangsters - Mafia
* Hitman Abe Bernstein


The top of the front page has a one column heading: "GUNMEN IMPORTED TO BALK INQUIRY, O'DWYER DECLARES" with subheads that inlcude: "'Ace Trigger Man' of Detroit Reported Here with Lepke Aide to Silence Witnesses" Early coverage on famous gangster, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, prior to his Las Vegas, Nevada venture.
Other news, sports and advertisements of the day throughout. Complete with all 46 pages, rag edition in very nice condition.

Category: The 20th Century