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

By Paul Buck

ISBN-10: 1843589605

ISBN-13: 9781843589600


A entire historical past of significant legal breaks through those that paid a heavy expense for his or her misdeeds, and risked all to regain their freedom

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

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A accomplished historical past of significant felony breaks by means of those that paid a heavy expense for his or her misdeeds, and risked all to regain their freedom

In the folklore of global conflict II, the reminiscence of these heroes who staged great escapes from POW camps nonetheless suffer. yet what in regards to the different facet of the coin: the audacious and bold breakouts of gangsters and villains this present day?  This e-book specializes in nice escapes from civilian prisons, no matter if the escape was deliberate or opportunistic, aided from inside of by way of corrupt guards or facilitated by means of a violent gang of intruders.  The exploits of such mythical Houdini kind figures because the 18th-century rogue Jack Sheppard and the Canadian serial escaper Wayne Carlson are acknowledged along stories of breakouts from doubtless unassailable jails; Alcatraz, Northern Ireland's Maze legal, and the Bangkok Hilton. This ebook thrillingly describes a phenomenon as previous as imprisonment itself. For regardless of the ever extra refined know-how of surveillance and safeguard apparatus, the escapee will consistently locate the weakest hyperlink.

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