Prisoners arrive at Alcatraz on This Day in History, August 11th, 1934

On this day in 1934, the most dangerous prisoners in the United States were transported to the treacherous island of Alcatraz off of San Francisco Bay. Later that month, Al Capone, one of the most famous felons in history, would arrive after being arrested for tax evasion.

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