Prison Break: True Stories of the World's Greatest Escapes

Prison Break: True Stories of the World's Greatest Escapes


A entire heritage of significant felony breaks via those that paid a heavy fee for his or her misdeeds, and risked all to regain their freedom

In the folklore of worldwide battle II, the reminiscence of these heroes who staged great escapes from POW camps nonetheless undergo. yet what concerning the different aspect of the coin: the audacious and bold breakouts of gangsters and villains today? This e-book specializes in nice escapes from civilian prisons, no matter if the escape was deliberate or opportunistic, aided from inside of by means of corrupt guards or facilitated through a violent gang of intruders. The exploits of such mythical Houdini sort figures because the 18th-century rogue Jack Sheppard and the Canadian serial escaper Wayne Carlson are stated along stories of breakouts from possible unassailable jails; Alcatraz, Northern Ireland's Maze felony, and the Bangkok Hilton. This publication thrillingly describes a phenomenon as outdated as imprisonment itself. For regardless of the ever extra refined expertise of surveillance and defense gear, the escapee will regularly locate the weakest hyperlink.

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