Escape Attempts from “The Rock” and the 1946 Battle of Alcatraz
The History Guy remembers when an escape attempt in the infamous Alcatraz Federal penitentiary in San Francisco, California, leads to a standoff.
The History Guy remembers when an escape attempt in the infamous Alcatraz Federal penitentiary in San Francisco, California, leads to a standoff. The penitentiary the inmates called “the Rock” was supposed to be escape proof. But that did not keep some prisoners from trying. The 1946 Battle of Alcatraz is history that deserves to be remembered.
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