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  1. The Abrupt & Fearless: FBI Agent Charles Winstead

    The Lounge
    For those interested, I’ve put together a final piece regarding my own observations of SA Charles Winstead after reviewing his FBI personnel file from the 30s. Known for his role in the Dillinger killing and participation in other major events, the image most have of him today only comes from...
  2. 1933 - FBI's Decision To Use Colt

    Colt Revolvers
    Happy New Year everyone; I don't get to this forum much and I think my last post was the summer or so of last year. (Some New Info) - Anyhow, I wanted to let readers know that through the Freedom of Info Act, I've obtained multiple documents for my continued research on FBI Agent's of the...
  3. J. Edgar Hoover's "Giveaway" - Pettijohn Papers

    Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Through a review of the Dillinger FBI file for other reasons, I've located several documents in the file revealing Hoover and the FBI literally gave away a "Colt Super .38 Caliber Automatic Pistol" to one Charles C. Pettijohn at his request. Shipment of this gun to Pettijohn is confirmed by a...