Vintage Florida poster, (Unknown date)
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IN U.S. TRAP AT
CHICAGO, July 23.—(AP)—Dillinger's dead!
He swaggered from a neighborhood theater last night into the raking fire of government guns. Too late he saw the gleaming steel of the trap set for him.
His hand went for his gun. Too late. Three bullets tore into his body—one in the neck, two in the body. He staggered, fell.
It was the end of John Dillinger.
Here's how the Miami Daily News reported his demise in its July 24, 1934 issue.
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