After John Dillinger was shot and killed by the FBI in 1934, a Chicago morgue put the bank robber’s body on display to the public. (38/77)

After John Dillinger was shot and killed by the FBI in 1934, a Chicago morgue put the bank robber's body on display to the public.

Thousands of spectators lined up to see the fallen criminal, who by that point had become a mythical Robin Hood figure of sorts.Though there is little evidence Dillinger ever shared his wealth, he had fully captured the public’s imagination as a hero fighting Depression-era authorities — as well as being a renowned womanizer.

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