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02/05/1946 The Battle of Alcatraz breaks out


Alcatraz Gun Battle (1946)


Alcatraz Prison[Crime documentary]HD

The Battle of Alcatraz was the result of an unsuccessful escape attempt at Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary. Two corrections officers were killed along with three inmates. Eleven corrections officers and one uninvolved convict were also injured. Two of the surviving convicts were later executed for their roles.
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    • Essentials 

    • Alcatraz 

    • Convicts 

    • Planning 

    • Takeover 

    • Failed escape attempt 

    • Aftermath 

    • Film depictions