Breakout: The Escape From The Maze Prison


It was touted as the “most secure prison in Western Europe.”  It was supposed to be a place for the “safekeeping” of IRA (Irish Republican Army) paramilitaries arrested in Northern Ireland.  It was Her Majesty’s Prison Maze, or more commonly known as “The Maze.”

And it became the scene of one of the most daring, well-executed prison escapes in twentieth century history.

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