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Alcatraz Island March 1962 Image

Monday Jun 11, 1962 to Present

Alcatraz, San Francisco, USA

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June 1962 Alcatraz escape attempt: Escape from Alcatraz

The June 1962 Alcatraz escape was a prison break from Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, a maximum-security facility located on an island in San Francisco Bay, undertaken by inmates Frank Morris and brothers John and Clarence Anglin. The three men were able to escape from their cells and leave the island in a makeshift raft. It remains unknown what happened to them after entering San Francisco Bay.

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