The Escape from Alcatraz

50 years on – the hunt for the three escapees continues.

Half a century after the illustrious escape, US Marshall Michael Dyke is still trying to catch up. On June 11th 1962 the three men, Clarence Anglin, John William […]

Alcatraz Island

Alcatraz Island is located 2.4 km offshore from San Francisco.

 

The Rock

Often referred to as “The Rock“, the small island was originally used for a lighthouse, then a military fortification, then a military prison (1868), and then […]