Friday, September 25, 2009

Cool Historical News About Monopoly ....

This is neat.
Silk Escape Maps Concealed in Game Boards Helped WWII Prisoners
"It's a story that will forever change the way you think of the phrase, "Get Out of Jail Free."

During World War II, as the number of British airmen held hostage behind enemy lines escalated, the country's secret service enlisted an unlikely partner in the ongoing war effort: The board game Monopoly.

It was the perfect accomplice."

Amazing story.

Gratuitous Picture for a Friday-


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