Picture Of HM Prison Maze Escape Route

Picture Of HM Prison Maze Escape Route

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Map of HMP Maze showing the escape route.

The image is used to identify map of HMP Maze escape route, a subject of public interest.

The image depicts the route taken by the prisoners, showing the layout of the prison compound and the gates.

Source Desc

part of the official Hennessy Report into the escape: http://cain.ulst.ac.uk/hmso/hennessy/hennessy84.htm

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Copyrighted Work - Fair Use (Commentary and Criticism, Small amount (Map of HMP Maze))

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