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Man So Violent Even Other Prisoners Fear Him

Man So Violent Even Other Prisoners Fear Him

If you’ve already seen the 2008 movie “Bronson” about Britain’s so called most notorious prisoner, don’t worry, that rather theatrical piece of cinema didn’t tell you much about the man so there’s much more to see today. You might be thinking that it’s coincidental that a man with such a reputation has the same name …

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 …

This Is What Prison Will Be Like In 2119

This Is What Prison Will Be Like In 2119

The year is 2119 and you’ve just been sentenced to 10 years for stealing someone’s personal air vehicle, aka, flying car. Now let’s try and imagine what kind of punishment the authorities might meter out. Maybe you’ll be sent to a penal colony, except this colony is on Mars and there you’ll be doing hard …

America’s Deadliest Hitman – The Iceman Killer

“How many people have you killed,” an interviewer asks the prisoner known as the Iceman, a one time alter boy, a family guy and a prolific hitman. “An approximate guess…” He pauses, then says, “more than a hundred.” His face shows no remorse, no sign of emotion other than perhaps a veiled bitterness aimed at …

What Was Life Like For Prisoners of WWII

What Was Life Like For Prisoners of WWII

It’s December, 1944, and the Nazis are on the attack. You’re a soldier in the Allied forces pushing forward to liberate France, Belgium, and beyond. But progress toward Germany has slowed. You’d been at the front for just days1 when the enemy launched a surprise assault. Now, you and your brothers-in-arms struggle to hold a …

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 …

Did OJ Commit Those Murders?

Did OJ Commit Those Murders?

“As a kid growing up in the ghetto one of the things I wanted the most was not money, it was fame. I wanted to be known. I wanted people to say, ‘Hey, there goes OJ.’” That wish came true for Mr. Orenthal James Simpson, one of the greatest American athletes that ever lived, and …