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Break-Out!

Break-Out!

Bizarre, daring and sometimes downright farcical, the incredible true stories of Ireland's jailbreakers.
Our Price: €11.99
ISBN/EAN9780862788759
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Publisher: O'Brien Press Ltd
Pub. Date: March 23 2004
Author: Hayes, Paddy
Format: Paperback
Pages:232
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In 1940 German prisoner of war Hans Marschner managed to saw his way out of Mountjoy, only to be recaptured; in 1943 a young girl eating breakfast was surprised by twenty-one men emerging in her coal shed from the tunnel that had brought them out of Derry prison; the 'Magnificent Seven' grabbed world headlines in 1972 when they swam to freedom from the prison ship The Maidstone; in 1973 an astonishing escape occurred at Mountjoy when three prisoners were picked up by helicopter from the exercise yard in broad daylight; in 1974 Kenneth Littlejohn escaped in strange circumstances from Mountjoy; and then there was the escape from the high-security Maze prison in 1983, involving an incredible thirty-eight prisoners!
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