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A Blast From the FBI's Past


Lester M. Gillis, aka "Baby Face"

Don’t let this youthful-looking little guy fool you. He may have been vertically challenged, but he was one of the most notorious robbers and murderers of the 1930s. Arrested at the tender age of 12 for shooting another child, Baby Face grew up to kill more FBI agents in the line of duty than any other person.

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