Scarface Al and the Crime Crusaders: Chicago's Private War Against Capone

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According to the Elliot Ness myth, which has been widely disseminated through books, television shows, and movies, Ness and the Untouchables defeated Al Capone by marshaling superior firepower. In "Scarface Al and the Crime Crusaders," Dennis Hoffman presents a fresh new perspective on the downfall of Al Capone. To debunk the Eliot Ness myth, he shows how a handful of private citizens brought Capone to justice by outsmarting him rather than by outgunning him. Drawing on previously untapped sources, Hoffman dissects what he ...

Scarface Al and the Crime Crusaders: Chicago's Private War Against Capone 2010, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809330041

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Scarface Al and the Crime Crusaders: Chicago's Private War Against Capone 1993, Southern Illinois University Press

ISBN-13: 9780809319251

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