Friday, May 23, 2008


74 years ago today, Frank Hamer and his posse finally caught up with Bonnie and Clyde. Without warning, the posse, armed with BARs, shotguns and pistols, opened fire on the duo as they sat in their car on the side of a road. Here's a video that explains how the ambush came about:

Everyone, of course, remembers the ambush scene in the movie "Bonnie and Clyde"--it can be seen here. Actual footage of the "death car" just after the killings.

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