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The Most Insane Ways Men Escaped from Prison

The Most Insane Ways Men Escaped from Prison

For many, the thought of prison is enough to keep them on the straight and narrow; but for others, prison is merely a consequence of their chosen lifestyle. And for a select few, prison is nothing more than a challenge, a puzzle begging to be solved. Today we’ll look at some of the more creative …

WWII Prisoner Escapes Through Toilet

WWII Prisoner Escapes Through Toilet

The date is March, 1943, and in a prisoner of war camp inside occupied Poland, Royal Canadian Air Force pilot William Ash approaches the camp’s toilet facilities. A single POW leans against the latrine’s doorway, casually keeping watch on the rest of the camp. The POW nods at Ash as he approaches and allows him …

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

Escaping The Nazi Death Camp

World War II was a time of terror that brought out the worst in many. Yet even in the darkest, most desperate times people joined together to fight against the wicked in positions of authority, even when the consequence they would face was often certain death. Rudolf Vrba and Alfred Wetzler are two such men …

Prison Escapes That Went Horribly Wrong

Prison Escapes That Went Horribly Wrong

We might start with a positive – not for the authorities of course – and look at prison escapes that went marvelously right. We might remember one of the greatest escapes of all time, and that was because it involved three men breaking-out of Alcatraz Prison. They went missing in 1962, and still no one …