On May 23, 1934, bank thieves Bonnie and Clyde were gunned around law implementation. For a change, the lawmen had the upper hand the extent that firepower goes. In the 1920's and 1930's criminals had been furnishing themselves with programmed and self loading weapons and out-gunning the police, with the police basically equipped with .38 bore guns and at times 12 gage pump activity shotguns. On various events then and even in the 1970's and 1980's the police were woefully under-furnished, however that is evolving now. Here is a rundown of a percentage of the most loved criminal firearms of the 1920's and 1930's (and by criminals, we mean hard corps offenders, not the addict holding up an alcohol store).