Links to Alcatraz-iffic web sites
Official NPS web page, with a section on the military years
The NPS' direct link to "Fortress Alcatraz"
Article about a Zulu prince "buffalo soldier" stationed on Alcatraz n 1899
Story about the recently completed cellhouse structural upgrade
"Escapes from Alcatraz" archive section on military escapes. Links to original stories.
Michael Esslinger's "Alcatraz History" site. Very authoritative, especially on the penitentiary.
KQED TV's web site for "Lonely Island, Hidden Alcatraz"
An on-line "Legal Affairs" story about the legacy of Hollywood and Alcatraz
The California State Military Museum's site, with links to the histories of EVERY military site in California
The CSMM's link to the Harbor Defenses of San Francisco
And their links to the Post on Alcatraz