Gibsland, Louisiana: Bonnie and Clyde Death Site Where America's favorite outlaw lovebirds were riddled with dozens of bullets by hidden lawmen. A new, more vandal-proof marker was added in 2014 that shifts emphasis to the posse over the lawbreakers.
Bonnie and Clyde were ambushed and killed on May 23, 1934, on a rural road in Bienville Parish, Louisiana. The couple appeared in daylight in an automobile and were shot by a posse of four Texas officers (Frank Hamer, B.M. "Manny" Gault, Bob Alcorn and Ted Hinton) and two Louisiana officers (Henderson Jordan and Prentiss Morel Oakley).
The site of Louisiana law enforcement's ambush on Bonnie & Clyde. On May 23, 1934, Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow were gunned down in broad daylight by four Texas officers, including Frank Hamer, who had been on the couple's trail for months. The officers fired over 130 rounds into Clyde's stolen Ford V8. The first shot caught Clyde in the head. The next 129 were directed at his co...
The Bonnie and Clyde death scene is a haunting sight. In the book, Ambush, Ted Hinton recalled what he saw when Clyde Champion Barrow and Bonnie Parker were shot and killed outside Sailes, Bienville Parish, Louisiana when they were ambushed by police.
Bonnie Elizabeth Parker (October 1, 1910 – May 23, 1934) and Clyde Champion Barrow (March 24, 1909 – May 23, 1934) were an American criminal couple who traveled the Central United States with their gang during the Great Depression, known for their bank robberies, although they preferred to rob small stores or rural gas stations.Their exploits captured the attention of the American press ...
Bonnie & Clyde Ambush/Death site (Google Maps). This monument marks the spot where Bonnie and Clyde were killed on May 23, 1934. They were shot by a posse of four Texas officers and two Louisiana officers.
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On this day in 1934, notorious criminals Bonnie Parker and Clyde Barrow are shot to death by Texas and Louisiana state police while driving a stolen car near Sailes, Louisiana.. Bonnie Parker met ...