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The June 1962 Alcatraz escape may have been the only successful escape from Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary in that facility's history. On the night of June 11 or early morning of June 12, inmates Clarence Anglin, John Anglin and Frank Morris tucked papier-mâché heads resembling their own likenesses into their beds, broke out of the main prison building via an unused utility corridor, and departed Alcatraz Island aboard an improvised inflatable raft to an uncertain fate.

Beaten, drowned, burned alive: how US justice failed Emmett Till and Frank Morris

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Federal Senior Correctional Officer Walron sitting in Frank Lee Morris's prison cell (#138) on cell block B, after the 1962 escape from Alcatraz Island Federal Penitentiary

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10 Unbelievable Prison Breaks

On June 11, 1962, Frank Morris and John and Clarence Anglin successfully carried out one of the most intricate escapes ever devised, and escaped from Alcatraz Prison

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Beaten, drowned, burned alive: how US justice failed Emmett Till and Frank Morris | World news | The Guardian

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According to the official version, Frank Morris, and the brothers John and Clarence Anglin were presumed drowned in the cold and choppy waters of San Francisco Bay

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On this day – June 11, 1962 – Frank Morris, John Anglin and Clarence Anglin allegedly become the only prisoners to escape from the prison on Alcatraz Island.

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