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Murder Victims Related to the Lufthansa Heist - Lucchese Crime Family Heist, the Vario Crew, James Burke, Thomas Desimone, Lufthansa Heist, Henry Hill, (Paperback) Loot Price: R343
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Murder Victims Related to the Lufthansa Heist - Lucchese Crime Family Heist, the Vario Crew, James Burke, Thomas Desimone,...
Murder Victims Related to the Lufthansa Heist - Lucchese Crime Family Heist, the Vario Crew, James Burke, Thomas Desimone,...

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Murder Victims Related to the Lufthansa Heist - Lucchese Crime Family Heist, the Vario Crew, James Burke, Thomas Desimone, Lufthansa Heist, Henry Hill, (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 34. Chapters: Lucchese crime family heist, The Vario Crew, James Burke, Thomas DeSimone, Lufthansa heist, Henry Hill, Martin Krugman, Louis Cafora, Paul Vario, Louis Werner, Angelo Sepe, Alphonse D'Arco, Parnell Edwards, Tony Rodriguez, Frank James Burke, Peter Gruenwald, Pierre Hotel Robbery, Clyde Brooks, Paolo LiCastri, Frank Manzo, Theresa Ferrara, Air France Robbery, Domenico Cutaia, Robert's Lounge, John Baudanza. Excerpt: James Burke, also known as Jimmy the Gent, and The Big Irishman (July 5, 1931 - April 13, 1996), was an Irish-American gangster and Lucchese crime family associate who is believed to have organized the Lufthansa heist in 1978 and also believed to have orchestrated the murder of (or murdered) many of those involved in the months following. He is the father of small-time mobster and Lufthansa heist suspect, Frankie Burke, Jesse James Burke, Catherine Burke and another unidentified daughter. Catherine married Bonanno crime family member Anthony Indelicato in 1992. Jimmy Conway, a character in the film Goodfellas played by Robert De Niro, is based on Burke. Jimmy Burke was born in New York. His mother, Mary Conway, was originally from Dublin. The father of James has never been identified. At age two he was placed in a foster home by his mother, where he spent most of his early years in a Roman Catholic orphanage run by nuns, never to see his birth parents again. He was shuttled around various homes and orphanages, where he suffered physical abuse and sexual abuse at the hands of various foster fathers and foster brothers. When he was 13 years old, Burke's foster father died in a car crash-he lost control of the car when he turned around to hit Burke, who was riding in the back seat. The deceased man's widow, who was in the car as well but survived, blamed Burke for the accident and gave him regular...

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 36
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-51113-9
Barcode: 9781230511139
Categories: Books
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LSN: 1-230-51113-X

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