this day in crime history: may 23, 1934

#AH2RN2014 – Another nice one John πŸ™‚

Nobody Move!


She was an honor student with a talent for creative writing. He was an ex-con and habitual criminal with a preference for Fords and Browning Automatic Rifles. On this date in 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were ambushed and gunned down by a posse led by (semi)retired Texas Ranger Frank Hamer.


Further reading:

Crime Library: BONNIE & CLYDE: ROMEO AND JULIET IN A GETAWAY CAR

Wikipedia – Bonnie and Clyde

The Bonnie and Clyde Festival in Gibsland, LA

β€œThe Story of Bonnie and Clyde,” a poem by Bonnie Parker

Frank Hamer at the Texas Ranger Hall of Fame

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