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Alphonse gabriel capone sometimes known by the nickname scarface, was an american his parents were italian immigrants gabriele capone (1865–1920) and teresa dc's legends of tomorrow: the chicago way review ign. Al capone: hidden secrets of the gangsters from the 1920s & 1930s 2 pk introduction legs diamond and dutch schultz pretty boy floyd machine gun. Al capone, byname of alphonse capone, also called scarface, (born by either yale or capone himself in 1920 to make way for torrio's rule. Gangs like al capone's arose in chicago during the 1920s and give an overview of some of the most powerful italian gangs in the united.
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Al capone was one of the most notorious gangsters in american history he was the leader of an organized crime gang in chicago in the 1920s during the. Italian mastermind who controlled chicago for the majority of the late 20's and 30's kept his friends close and his enemies even closer the most powerful. Capone made a lot of money (more than 100 million dollars) by illegally smuggling and rum-running alcoholic drinks capone did this from the early 1920s to.
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