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First US public enemy No 1 John Dillinger shot dead

A stock photo showing a bullet surrounded by smoke


It was the FBI that made him the first ‘Public Enemy No 1’.

But the public had less of a problem with the robbing of banks that they felt had robbed them during the Great Depression.

Betrayed by a brothel-owning former prostitute, he was ambushed as he came out from a movie and was shot six times in the back as he tried to escape...