European Stars And Stripes Newspaper Archives Feb 4 1961, Page 12

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European Stars And Stripes (Newspaper) - February 4, 1961, Darmstadt, HesseTetli la i in. ,.-v of fes let Fefe i-v7fc e,.je.,. Jim. Jays Aerial View of the prison Token during the 1932 Mutiny showing the governor s office in flames. I isome dartmoor escapees were i by John Krueger is Lone revue passed the death Liws tence on the abode of lost and forgotten men grim landmark located Hal Wity to the 152-year-old British prison that Hel american military prisoners during the War of 1812 is going to be torn Down something mutineers attempted in 1932. Rumours have been spread regularly inthe put that the Granite big House half Way to hell would be replaced but there Sno reprieve this time. The prison ghosts have stopped touching. ,. British Home Secretary r. A. Butter Haa decreed that to be demolished As soon As room can be found for the 650 most hard ened criminals in the world in new jails which Are part of a $&5 million Pena building program. Even the guards will be glad to see Ito. Life Haa been almost dreary on the Grimand-beai1 it Moor Tor them As the hardened criminals average Tatge 27, writer and officials have called Dart. Moor a cesspool of humanity Imd Tho Bode of lost and More Barren and Ould Troy Long spot could have been chosen for a prison wrote an expert on Crimea resident of neighbouring Prince town of Saiof think of the. Oean Waves changed into fan Joe Durst to & tempestuous storm and you,w"fl1 then form an idea of what car unborn is Lote a French iyar or Soher Dut to be re leased but turned Back at the Gate whence could t produce the bedding he had been issued Silt his Throat in front of the guards rather than return to it cell an englishman sentenced to a Longstretch confessed to a forgotten murder and was hanged his Way of cheating the living hell of Dart car member of.,the Irish Repult flan army have been frequent guests. Including at onetime Eamon de Valera who later became prime minister of Ireland. Some have escaped dartmoor but their Freedom generally was Short lived. Tunnel ing out which the american pcs loved tory was popular but the easiest method was scaling the outer Wall Only i2-Feethigh. The Wall is Only a Symbol the Moor and its treacherous Boft fire the big obstacles. A a f the Moor is by Damp swirling mists fierce a pro Sec and but tet winds.j36w,e escape have spent Days Dee ing in circles Arona die Moor thinking time Tyby join headed is wifely Way h from the to end to foot 12 Eye to adj ser swallowed up to the bog or reached safety is not known guard a e armed with Only whistle and clubs firearms were abolished l�jfl54. Once a Man. Hat. Been recaptured 34 big White patches 4�� sewn on his Blue Del non uniform. Air Tel he checked every is Roin utes night and Day. T. The prison originally built for prisoners from the. Napoleonic Wirs a the Only British prison that allows he inmates to have musical instruments from Mouth or Gans to trombones if assumed that Tafese go a Long Way in Iovu Nung up the War or 1802 there were unto 2,000/amerlcans Ian Neil to dartmoor two Hundred died and r were burled there. In 1s10 the. National society of United state daughters reflex de stained Glass Church /. It in 18so dartmoor became. Onto of Brit Iti to. Regular Jana p a Stem pc the stars and strikes Long soldering grievance Jan 25, 1932, in the worst riot prison history. Although lasting Only a relatively but two Stormy hours 8ft guard and vets were injury Eden the shooting ton charges. The main administration ing was set afire and gutted. The waft attacked in his office but Uge in a cell eighty guards against 300 rebellious prisoners. Restored after police Hedito the sine _ Tjie a a of human dynamite a when the pria6ners Felt they had had enough of watery porridge a had a bowl dumped or hit Bead Etc a on f \ the porridge complaint was Nothen is a it 1s1c Art american Terly of the , made of a meal. Which we cans very generally detest our p older ground Oats is Only flt for Veu be contrived always taken for Granite store the Rock quark e8, Jln strenuously objected the dartmoor pennants Wero Princetown they depicted a too act a gja4 Foi

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