LOS ANGELES GANGSTERS
JOHN LOUIS BATTAGLIA
"This American system of ours—call it Americanism, call it Capitalism, call it what you will—gives each and every one of us a great opportunity, if we only seize it with both hands and make the most of it."
Also known as 'The Bat'. Ex-boyfriend of Carmen. Prominent gangster and gambling figure in the LA crime family. Originally a businessman; became a 'Made Man' of the LA crime family in 1956. Also had strong links to Johnny Roselli and the Flamingo Hotel operation in Las Vegas.
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