Mob’s Greatest Hits


For the Mob, murder was an all-too-frequent solution to internal conflicts. Mob bosses used violence to exert power and eliminate enemies. Up-and-comers displayed brute force to prove their mettle. Hit men earned a living by assassination. This culture of brutality and sudden death exacted a terrible toll on individuals, families and — despite Bugsy Siegel’s assertion that “We only kill each other” — innocent bystanders.