These Are The New Portraits Of America’s Deadliest Mafia Leaders

These are the chilling portraits of America's most famous gangsters into a new "colourised" photos. The startling pictures have been published to mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of mobster Charles ‘Lucky’ Lucciano’. Striking pictures from the collection indicate popular Al Capone, nicknamed Scarface, at the Chicago Detective agency following his capture in 1930. Different pictures see Lucky Lucciano reading a newspaper and having tea with one of his dogs in 1955 after his extradition to Naples.

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These are the chilling portraits of America’s most famous gangsters into a new “colourised” photos. The startling pictures have been published to mark the 120th anniversary of the birth of mobster Charles ‘Lucky’ Lucciano’. Striking pictures from the collection show popular Al Capone, nicknamed Scarface, at the Chicago Detective agency following his capture in 1930. Different pictures see Lucky Lucciano reading a newspaper and having tea with one of his dogs in 1955 after his extradition to Naples.

Al ‘Scarface’ Capone

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The popular face in the rogue’s gallery is Al ‘Scarface Capone. He was the cruel leader of the Chicago crime syndicate, and was charged with the execution of seven men in the St Valentines Day Massacre. Finally captured for tax evasion and caught in 1933. He was discharged in 1939 and kicked the bucket at his home in 1947.

Charles ‘Lucky’ Lucciano

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Lucciano was named as the father of modern organized crime after setting up”The Syndicate” in 1931, which united each of the five leaders of American criminal families in New York. Arrested in 1937, Lucciano coordinated with the American government because of his Italian associations amid the Second World War, with his sentence being driven in 1946 on the condition he didn’t avoid eviction to Italy. He kicked the bucket in 1962.

John Dillinger

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Savage Dillinger was known as “Jackrabbit” and is a renowned 1920s mobster believed to be in charge of raids on 24 banks and four police headquarters. He was praised by the media as a Robin Hood sort figure amid his chance on the run and he got away jail twice. His luck ran out when he was killed in 1934 in a shootout with police.

George ‘Machine Gun’ Kelly

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Kelly was a prohibition period criminal who worked out of Tennessee and picked up his name from his weapon of choice. He and his pack were most celebrated for the kidnap of oil investor and businessman Charles Urschel in July 1933 for which he, and his group, got $200,000 payment. Click on the next page to see more terrible gangsters.

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