The great mystery of Alcatraz has finally been solved after many decades of speculation and investigation! At least two of the tree men who escaped from Alcatraz made it to safety and lived until at least 1975.
The family has finally come forward with information and evidence and it is clear: They made it off that island!
The Anglin brother’s nephews, Ken and David Widner, handed over this picture to investigators that shows two men in sunglasses standing alongside a road. Forensics have proven that these two men are Alcatraz escapees John and Clarence Anglin. The picture was taken in Brazil in 1975, 13 years after the famous escape!
The History Channel documentary is fascinating! Today’s technology easily proved that those two faces are those of Alcatraz escapees John and Clarence Anglin.
It was explained that the two brothers most likely used a familiar tactic to make it to land. As kids they were known to ride behind boats on the river being towed by a rope. They hitched a ride!
The new escape theory suggests the convicts used electrical chord (that was reported missing from the dock) and tied it around a passenger ferry that left the island just after midnight on the night of their escape.
They then met up with another boat being driven by someone from the outside. The theory is backed up by a witness who was having a cigarette overlooking the Bay after his shift in Alcatraz.
He looked out over the water after midnight and saw a white boat with no fishing rods or sails laying still for around 30 minutes.
All of a sudden, it started moving towards the Golden Gate Bridge. The FBI discounted his account at the time, as they firmly believed the trio never made it to shore
The story has fascinated the American population for decades. The escape even inspired Hollywood to make a movie!
The three men had planned their escape from Alcatraz well, even creating fake heads to give them more time to get away!
You will not want to miss this! There is a lot to this story and the History Channel tells the story so well, I will just let them do it!
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