Stark Reality

June 30, 2022  •  Leave a Comment

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The starkness of the cells, and the fact that prisoners always were chained, tells the story of how brutal life was in the Devil's Island Penal Colony.  Of roughly 80,000 prisoners housed here over the years only about 1/4 survived.

It was described as a "living death".

 


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