By William J. Helmer
When her husband was once murdered at the orders of Chicago mobster Frank Nitti, Georgette Winkeler―wife of 1 of Al Capone's "American Boys"―set out to reveal the Chicago Syndicate. After an try to put up her tale used to be squelched by means of the mob, she provided it to the FBI within the unsuitable trust they'd the authority to strike on the racketeers who had killed her husband Gus. found 60 years later in FBI documents, the manuscript describes the couple’s existence at the run, the St. Valentine's Day bloodbath (Gus was once one of many shooters), and different headline crimes of that interval. ready for e-book by means of mob professional William J. Helmer, Al Capone and His American Boys is a compelling modern account of the heyday of Chicago crime by way of a girl who chanced on herself married to the mob.
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