The remarkable story of how three prisoners managed to escape Alcatraz

[post_page_title]Breathe in[/post_page_title]

The holes that had originally been made for ventilation had been widened by the gang, and they gained access to a utility corridor that was not guarded.

Breathe in

The men climbed up onto the roof of their cell block from this corridor, allowing them to set up a workshop inside the building. Here they would assemble a host of materials from around the prison that allowed them to construct both a rubber raft and life preservers. They sealed the edges of the raft using steam pipes and made paddles from scrap.

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