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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 and put up her tale was once squelched by way of the mob, she provided it to the FBI within the incorrect trust they'd the authority to strike on the racketeers who had killed her husband Gus. stumbled on 60 years later in FBI records, the manuscript describes the couple’s lifestyles 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 book through mob specialist William J. Helmer, Al Capone and His American Boys is a compelling modern account of the heyday of Chicago crime by means of a lady who came upon herself married to the mob.

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