Picture Of A Prison Hulk Devil's Island

Picture Of A Prison Hulk Devil's Island

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A prison hulk in Toulon harbour.

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Devil's Island Prison

As the popularity of the penal colonies grew in 18th and 19th century, the stories from its prisoners started spreading slowly across the world. The most notorious one was without the doubt the French prison Devil's Island which was responsible for the death of the majority of its 80 thousand prisoners.

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