The Amazing True Story Of The Great Escape From Alcatraz

Located just off the shore of San Francisco, California, Alcatraz prison is known as one of the most dangerous prisons in the world. A remote island surrounded by shark-infested waters is the perfect place to keep the planet’s most dangerous group of criminals – where are they expected to go? It is on record that at least 36 prisoners died trying to escape.


Not a single person managed to get past the guards or choppy waters until June 1962, when three men escaped. The gruesome details of their escape were not completely known until January 2018 when the FBI was forced to re-open their investigation after receiving a letter. Read ahead to find out the true story.

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