What happened to the convicts who escaped the US’s harshest prison of all time? How did they escape, and what was their fate?
Al “Scarface” Capone, George “Machine Gun” Kelly, and former US Public Enemy #1 George “Creepy” Karpis are among the legendary criminals that were banished to the island of Alcatraz. Believed to be inescapable, Alcatraz Penitentiary was a fortress surrounded by frigid waters, inescapable currents, razor sharp rocks, and rumor has it, even great white sharks. Every man who stepped on the island’s first thought was of escape, but none ever accomplished it. Or did they? In this video we’ll go over the history of Alcatraz, daily life in the prison, and the brutal conditions that drove countless men to escape. More importantly, we’ll focus on the only trio that just might have done the impossible, and escaped from Alcatraz Penitentiary.