Between Two Wars: A True Crime Collection

by Cheyna Roth
Between Two Wars: A True Crime Collection

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The era from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of World War II was a dynamic and evolving time for murderers, thieves, gangsters and more. Train robberies, presidential assassinations, high-profile heists, and serial murders are just a selection of what occurred between the 1860s and the 1930s. Between Two Wars: A True Crime Collection includes a curated mix of both familiar and less-infamous cases. Tour through the carnage of 1880s Chicago as H.H. Holmes builds his Murder Castle. Learn about the significance of the less famous presidential assassination of the 1800s - of President James Garfield. At the turn of the century, find out why the theft of the Mona Lisa made the piece the famous work of art it is today, and discover the impact of the Black mafia with John 'Mushmouth' Johnson, the infamous 'Negro Gambling King of Chicago.' The full list of cases includes: (1866) The Reno brothers and the first train robbery in America, (1878) George Leslie, a high society bank robber
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The era from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of World War II was a dynamic and evolving time for murderers, thieves, gangsters and more. Train robberies, presidential assassinations, high-profile heists, and serial murders are just a selection of what occurred between the 1860s and the 1930s. Between Two Wars: A True Crime Collection includes a curated mix of both familiar and less-infamous cases. Tour through the carnage of 1880s Chicago as H.H. Holmes builds his Murder Castle. Learn about the significance of the less famous presidential assassination of the 1800s - of President James Garfield. At the turn of the century, find out why the theft of the Mona Lisa made the piece the famous work of art it is today, and discover the impact of the Black mafia with John 'Mushmouth' Johnson, the infamous 'Negro Gambling King of Chicago.' The full list of cases includes: (1866) The Reno brothers and the first train robbery in America, (1878) George Leslie, a high society bank robber

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