Paper: An Analysis of the Life of John

They told the sheriff that they had come to return Dillinger to the Indiana State Prison for violation of his parole. When the sheriff asked to see their credentials, one of the men pulled a gun, shot the sheriff and beat him into unconsciousness. They took the keys, freed Dillinger, locked the sheriff's wife and a deputy in the cell, and left. Leaving the sheriff to die on the floor. These four mens fingerprint cards were pulled, indicating that they were wanted. Meanwhile, Dillinger and his gang pulled several bank robberies. They also stole several machine guns, rifles, and revolvers, a quantity of ammunition, and several bulletproof vests. By mid-1934, Dillinger had been involveed in at least ten bank robberies in Indiana, Ohio, Wisconsin, and South Dakota. He was hiding in Chicago with a woman by the name of Anna Sage. This acquaintace was said to be the one who told on John. She told federal agents she would be wearing ared dress when she and a girl friend accompanied Dillinger to the theater. Sage became famous as the “lady in red." Agents were waiting outside to arrest him. Dillinger grabbed a pistol from his trouser pocket and attempted to flee, the three agents opened fire. Dillinger was pronounced dead at 10:50 p.m. at Alexian Brother's Hospital. John Herbert Dillinger was killed July 22, 1934 in front of a Chicag movie theater. He was shot four times. Two shots grazed his face, one shot pertruded into is arm ,and the fourth shot entered the back of his head, exiting underneath his right eye. John was 31 years old when he died. He had been at the top of the Federal Bureau of Investigation's “Ten Most Wanted" list for a month before he died. He and his gang terrorized the Midwest, killing ten men, wounding seven others, robbing banks and police arenals, and stageing three jail breaks...