|A picture of notorious criminal John Dillinger. |
In January of 1934, he and his gang were on the run from the FBI and the combined forces of several states, having gotten away with a series of bank robberies. They were hiding out at Hotel Congress when a fire broke out in the basement and spread up to the third floor where they were staying. Yada yada - their escape from the fire led to their capture by the small-town, podunk Tucson police force which surprised everybody, not least of all Dillinger.
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