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.
Hannah Senesh was one of 37 Jews from Palestine who parachuted into Yugoslavia to save the Hungarian Jews who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. She was arrested at the Hungarian border, imprisoned, tortured, and eventually executed by a firing quad. Hannah never revealed the details of her mission. Her poem "Eli, Eli" is a very famous Hebrew song.
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.
Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (born Zelle; 7 August 1876 – 15 October 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy and executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I.