Captured partisans being prepared for their executions by firing squad.

Captured partisans being prepared for their executions by firing squad.

The futility of war:  "Two Hitler youths, aged 16 and 17, have been executed by an Allied firing squad for espionage against American forces in the Aachen area. The boys, Heinz Petry and Josef Schoner, who were caught hiding in, a foxhole on February 22, near Birdgen, told the court they had been confined in a military camp and were offered a chance to clear their characters by reporting on American troop movements"

The futility of war: "Two Hitler youths, aged 16 and 17, have been executed by an Allied firing squad for espionage against American forces in the Aachen area. The boys, Heinz Petry and Josef Schoner, who were caught hiding in, a foxhole on February 22, near Birdgen, told the court they had been confined in a military camp and were offered a chance to clear their characters by reporting on American troop movements"

Peter Chemy, lifeless, after his execution by firing squad. Chemy was a Polish national liberated from a concentration camp by Americans in May 1945. A drifter after liberation, Chemy was arrested for murdering a German family in their beds after he had found refuge from the snow in their home. He was tried by an American tribunal, sent to Landsberg prison, and executed by firing squad in January 1947.

Peter Chemy, lifeless, after his execution by firing squad. Chemy was a Polish national liberated from a concentration camp by Americans in May 1945. A drifter after liberation, Chemy was arrested for murdering a German family in their beds after he had found refuge from the snow in their home. He was tried by an American tribunal, sent to Landsberg prison, and executed by firing squad in January 1947.

Mata Hari, the day before her execution Margaretha Geertruida "M'greet" Zelle McLeod (7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I.

Mata Hari, the day before her execution Margaretha Geertruida "M'greet" Zelle McLeod (7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I.

Grace - The Wolftones with lyrics (Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford) Joseph Plunkett was held in Kilmainham Gaol, and faced a court martial. Seven hours before his execution by firing squad at the age of 28, he was married in the prison chapel to his sweetheart Grace Gifford,

Grace - The Wolftones with lyrics (Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford) Joseph Plunkett was held in Kilmainham Gaol, and faced a court martial. Seven hours before his execution by firing squad at the age of 28, he was married in the prison chapel to his sweetheart Grace Gifford,

“Captain Mahama’s killers should be executed by firing squad” _ Retired Ghanaian Captain, Budu Koomson -  Click link to view & comment:  http://www.naijavideonet.com/captain-mahamas-killers-should-be-executed-by-firing-squad-_-retired-ghanaian-captain-budu-koomson/

“Captain Mahama’s killers should be executed by firing squad” _ Retired Ghanaian Captain, Budu Koomson - Click link to view & comment: http://www.naijavideonet.com/captain-mahamas-killers-should-be-executed-by-firing-squad-_-retired-ghanaian-captain-budu-koomson/

Execution of Maximilian I of Mexico and Generals Miramón and Mejía 19 June 1867 [1476  1026 px] http://ift.tt/2gcNDAY

Execution of Maximilian I of Mexico and Generals Miramón and Mejía 19 June 1867 [1476 1026 px] http://ift.tt/2gcNDAY

A mass execution of 56 hostages in Bochnia near Kraków, 18 December 1939. In Palmiry, about 1,700 Poles were murdered in secret executions between 7 December 1939, and 17 July 1941

A mass execution of 56 hostages in Bochnia near Kraków, 18 December 1939. In Palmiry, about 1,700 Poles were murdered in secret executions between 7 December 1939, and 17 July 1941

German infiltrators lined up for execution by firing squad after conviction by a military court for wearing U.S. uniforms during the Battle of the Bulge

German infiltrators lined up for execution by firing squad after conviction by a military court for wearing U.S. uniforms during the Battle of the Bulge

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