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In the ne uen film by Netflix the one of true e vents – Two former Texas Rangers set out to find and kill Bonnie and Clyde, the notorious duo that roamed crime during the Great Depression. If you are unfamiliar with the notorious couple, you might ask: How did Bonnie and Clyde die?
Bonnie and Clyde knew that they had perished. Before Bonnie Elizabeth Parker and Clyde Champion Barrow experienced their cruel fate on May 23, 1934, while they were still plundering through the countryside, Bonnie wrote a poem with the closing line: "It's death for Bonnie and Clyde.
When they were shot down in a storm of police bullets – a sandwich still held in Bonnie's hand – they were not surprised. It was a predictable end to the story of a rebel couple going their own way. Like Cool Hand Luke and Easy Rider of they had to die for Law and Order to restore their authority. This is the mythology to which Bonnie and Clyde belong.
Of course, behind the myth is the less glamorous true story. Here are some facts about the real deaths of Bonnie and Clyde.
Where did Bonnie and Clyde die?
Six police officers – four from Texas, two from Louisiana – had ambushed on a highway in Bienville, Louisiana. Believe, Bonnie and Clyde would meet with a Barrow gang nearby. The lawyers were about to give up on the morning of May 23, 1934, when they approached the Bonnie and Clyde Ford V8.