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Source: Atlas Obscura View all photosMannequin prisoners shackled in the French Colonial section of Hỏa Lò Prison. Prison cells at the “Hanoi Hilton.” National Museum of the US Air Force (Public Domain) The walls of the prison were topped with broken glass...

Podcast Episode 147: The Call of Mount Kenya

Podcast Episode 147: The Call of Mount Kenya

Source: Futility Closet Stuck in an East African prison camp in 1943, Italian POW Felice Benuzzi needed a challenge to regain his sense of purpose. He made a plan that seemed crazy — to break out of the camp, climb Mount Kenya, and break back in. In this week’s...

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