The remarkable story of how three prisoners managed to escape Alcatraz

[post_page_title]Cell escape[/post_page_title]

The first thing the inmates needed to do was to escape their cells; otherwise, they wouldn’t be going anywhere. The men worked for months planning their escape and had been drilling holes in their cell walls during the night.

Cell escape

They used saw blades and improvised a drill with a broken vacuum cleaner. The holes were covered up with cardboard and paint, and the noise they were inevitably making would be masked by Morris playing his accordion.

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