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PDF ↠ BOOK The St Valentine's Day Massacre The Untold Story of the Gangland Bloodbath That Brought Down Al Capone í WILLIAM J. HELMER í During Prohibition Chicago's Beer Wars turned the city into a battleground secured its reputation as Ing of February 14 1929 by killers dressed as cops became the gangland crime of the century Since then it has been featured in countless histories biographies movies and television specials The St Valentine's Day Massacre however is the first book length treatment of the subject Unlike other Good read always like reading about Capone and the boys

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Accounts it challenges the commonly held assumption that Al Capone decreed the slayings to gain supremacy in the Chicago underworld The authors assert the deed was a case of bad timing and poor judgement by a secret crew from St Louis known to Capone's mostly Italian mob as the American boy This was a really interesting account of how gangs proferred in the Prohibition period in Chicago Interesting to hear how the different gangs were set and how they inter linked Fascinating and interesting to read how corrupt the police were Reading this book reminded me how fortunate we are with the development of forensics and the media meaning law enforcement communication is so much better these days

BOOK Ò The St Valentine's Day Massacre The Untold Story of the Gangland Bloodbath That Brought Down Al Capone Å William J. Helmer

The St Valentine's Day Massacre The Untold Story of the Gangland Bloodbath That Brought Down Al CaponeDuring Prohibition Chicago's Beer Wars turned the city into a battleground secured its reputation as gangster capital of the world and laid the foundation for nationally organised crime Bootlegger bloodshed was greater there than anywhere else The machine gun murders of seven men on the morn I really enjoyed the first half of the book After that it got a bit messy I never really have problems with multiple names in books But when you refer to people by nicknames aliases and their true names multiple times and you do that with about 20 different people it starts to get tough to remember who is who Plus the author jumps forward or backwards throughout I've read books with people involved and never had so much trouble keeping track Not the best writing style in my opinion One thing is for sure Chi town was a shotty place to be in the 1920s and 30s Mobsters major corruption HH Holmes Seems half the historical true crime books I've read happened in Chicago Not hard to see why crimewise Chicago has the problems it has today I wouldn't say it's a bad book just could have been easier to follow if written a little better