Alcatraz Prison Escape: Only 3 Prisoners Have Ever Escaped

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The Alcatraz Prison Escape – Only three prisoners have ever escaped from Alcatraz in its operation that lasted for 30 years.

Alcatraz Island is located in San Francisco Bay. From 1934 until 21 March 1963, the island was developed with facilities for a lighthouse, a military fortification, a military prison, as well as a federal prison.

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