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Death becomes her: Sicilian photojournalist Letizia Battaglia has spent her career covering the grim results of southern Italy's Mafia wars Mafia Crime, Death Becomes Her, Photo Report, The Grim, Photo Projects, Sicilian, Photojournalism, Historical Photos, Persona

Breaking the Code of Silence by Letizia Battaglia

Men lying in their bloodsoaked clothes on streets, masked children clutching guns without flinching – these are the harrowing scenes that find their way into the black-and-white photographs of Letizia Battaglia.

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - These crime scene photos from New York give a haunting insight into the changing face of the city a decade before the equally violent prohibition era. Weegee Photography, Police Crime, Haunting Photos, Violent Crime, Murder Mysteries, Forensics, Scene Photo, Photography Projects, True Crime

Grisly crime scene photos chronicle murder mysteries of 1910s New York

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT - These crime scene photos from 1910s New York give a haunting insight into the changing face of the city a decade before the equally violent prohibition era.

The Great Stardust Skim Players - Frank "Lefty" Rosenthal's car after a bomb destroyed the vehicle on Oct. A metal plate directly underneath the driver's seat of the Cadillac diverted the explosion away from Rosenthal, saving his life. Moving To Las Vegas, Las Vegas City, Chicago Outfit, Mafia Gangster, Bonnie N Clyde, Back In The Day, Mobsters, History, Gangsta's Paradise

The mob in Las Vegas

Mob front man Frank “Lefty” Rosenthal ran four casinos in Las Vegas in the 1970s. On October 4, 1982, Rosenthal finished eating dinner out with a few friends and got into his 1981 Cadillac in the 600 block of East Sahara in Las Vegas, NV. When he started his car, a bomb was detonated (Las Vegas Sun, Oct 5, 1982). His Cadillac was destroyed. The trunk was found 60 yards away. Miraculously, probably due to a metal plate under the drivers seat, Rosenthal survived.

Arthur Fellig, aka Weegee, was the master of the crime scene photo. Click through for a grisly look back at the bad old days of New York City. Drunk Pictures, Horror Pictures, Weegee Photography, Street Photography, Forensic Photography, Street Portrait, Photographs Of People, Great Photographers, Photography Projects

10 Lessons Weegee Has Taught Me About Street Photography

Weegee is certainly one of the most infamous street photographers in history. Although he never called himself a street photographer (he worked as a press/news photographer) his obsession with capturing people was unparalleled. With no formal photographic training, he covered some of the most gruesome murders (and shots of everyday life) around New York City…

Letizia Battaglia's Stunning Photos of Sicily's Mafia Men and the Pain They Caused - VICE War Photography, History Of Photography, Photos Black And White, Nostalgia Art, Dreams And Nightmares, 10 Picture, Historical Images, Great Photographers, Photo Projects

Letizia Battaglia's Stunning Photos of Sicily's Mafia Men and the Pain They Caused

We spoke to the octogenarian photojournalist about her life behind the camera.

Joseph Francis Civello (February 1902 - January was an American mobster and the leader of the Dallas crime family from 1956 until his death in Carlo Gambino, Albert Anastasia, Port Allen, Mafia Crime, Skeet Shooting, Mafia Gangster, Life Of Crime, Dallas Morning News, Grand Jury

Joseph Francis Civello (February 3, 1902 - January 17, 1970) was an American mobster and the leader of the Dallas crime family from 1956 until his death in 1970.

 Frank DeCicco also known as Frankie D and Frankie Cheech (November 1935 Bath Beach, Brooklyn – April 1986 Dyker Heights, Brooklyn) was the underboss for the Gambino crime family in New York City. Real Gangster, Mafia Gangster, Carlo Gambino, Al Capone, Thug Life, True Crime, Underworld, American History, Public Enemies

Gambino Crime Family

The Gambino crime family is one of the Five Families that dominates organized crime in America, and rules the United States underworld with an iron fist, within the United States phenomenon known as the American Mafia (or La Cosa Nostra). The organization is named after Carlo Gambino, boss of...

Two boots jut out the concrete poured parking floor – mafia victim? Real Gangster, Mafia Gangster, Don Corleone, Mafia Families, Celebrity Deaths, Al Capone, Oil And Gas, Serial Killers, True Crime

Two boots jut out the concrete poured parking floor – mafia victim? (photo) - English Russia

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Gaspare Candella, Stuffed in a. is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 22 Haunting and Graphic Crime Scene Photos from New York City Creepy Vintage, Male Face, History, Pictures, Photos, Crime Scenes, Image, Murder Scenes, Death

Gaspare Candella, Stuffed in a... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list 22 Haunting and Graphic Crime Scene Photos from 1920s New York City

1938, Antonio Colombo's corpse found in his Pontiac. His mistress Christina Oliveri was also murdered. Joseph Colombo's dad was an early Profaci soldier, mainly into extortion and robbery. Colombo associate and later turncoat, Joseph Cantalupo, claimed that his dick was cut off and shoved in his mouth. Reason for the double murder was messing with the wife of another mobster. Alleged murderer was Salvatore Musacchio aka Sally The Sheik. Colombo Crime Family, Gangster S, The Rap Game, Mobsters, Sheik, Cannoli, Rackets, Enemies, Mafia

1938, Antonio Colombo's corpse found in his Pontiac. His mistress Christina Oliveri was also murdered. Joseph Colombo's dad was an early Profaci soldier, mainly into extortion and robbery. Colombo associate and later turncoat, Joseph Cantalupo, claimed that his dick was cut off and shoved in his mouth. Reason for the double murder was messing with the wife of another mobster. Alleged murderer was Salvatore Musacchio aka Sally The Sheik.

Tony Spilotro being unearthed in Enos Indiana. Hunt And Fish Club, Chicago Outfit, Mobsters, Al Capone, Gangsters, Retro Sunglasses, Serial Killers, True Crime, Rackets

Tony Spilotro being unearthed in Enos Indiana. (Ross Stanger Collection)

shot-and-killed - Weegee Weegee Photography, Street Photography, Alexandre Rodtchenko, Eugene Atget, Susan Sontag, Walker Evans, Make Photo, Urban Life, Male Face

Zoom : «Je n’ai aucun interdit, mon appareil photo non plus»

Weegee (aka Arthur Fellig), spécialiste des faits sanglants, de l'East Side new yorkais, des marginaux et des vedettes des années 40.

In the and photographer Arthur Fellig had a reputation for getting to crime scenes before the cops, and so he gained his nickname "Weegee." He made his living photographing crime scenes for NYC newspapers. Weegee Photography, Street Photography, White Photography, Manhattan, Foto Real, Make Photo, Scene Photo, After Dark, Mug Shots

Gritty photographer Weegee captures New York's sordid and crime-ridden streets after dark

Gritty photographer Arthur Fellig - better known under the alias Weegee - made a name for himself by documenting the harsh reality of crime, injury and death while covering New York City from the 1930s into the 1950s. Check out some of the pioneer crime scene photographer's most famous work.

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