Alcatraz Island is located in the San Francisco Bay, 1.25 miles (2.01 km) offshore
from San .... Alcatraz, built as a "heavily fortified military site on the West Coast",
formed a "tr...
Following construction to make the existing complex at Alcatraz more secure, the
maximum-security facility officially opened on July 1, 1934. The first warden ...
The Army also made plans to install more than 100 cannons on the island,
making Alcatraz the most heavily fortified military site on the West Coast.
Alcatraz Long History - Though most prominently known for the years it ... (53° F)
and the swift currents surrounding the island made it an ideal site for a prison, ...
Mar 3, 2013 ... In the 1850s the United States army built a fortress there, to protect ... In 1933,
because escape from it was considered impossible, Alcatraz was ...
In response, the U.S. Army built a fortress on the rocky face of Alcatraz. They
made plans to install more than 100 cannons, making Alcatraz the most heavily ...
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Feb 18, 2013 ... A brief history on Alcatraz, Is it possible for someone to swim from the ... omg he
did not have a bar they all made it to the roof then they killed ...
Inmates made 14 escape attempts in the 29 years that Alcatraz operated as a
federal prison. According to the official record, no one has ever escaped from ...
Robert Stroud, the so-called "Birdman of Alcatraz" actually carried out all of his
Alcatraz circa 1850 ... During the American Civil War (1861–1865) Alcatraz
became the largest ... Army prisoners built most of the buildings on the island.