Group to probe Lord Haw Haw rumours

Group to probe Lord Haw Haw rumours

William Joyce, who was "Lord Haw-Haw" to British wartime listeners, now silenced and under arrest, lies in an ambulance under armed guard before being taken from British Second Army Headquarters to a hospital.

William Joyce, who was "Lord Haw-Haw" to British wartime listeners, now silenced and under arrest, lies in an ambulance under armed guard before being taken from British Second Army Headquarters to a hospital.

William Joyce (politician) "Lord Haw Haw" - famed for his "Germany Calling, Germany Calling" broadcasts.  Executed for treason at Wandsworth prison, January 3 1946.  Albert Pierrepoint the hangman said Joyce's last words were "I think we better have this on, you know".

William Joyce (politician) "Lord Haw Haw" - famed for his "Germany Calling, Germany Calling" broadcasts. Executed for treason at Wandsworth prison, January 3 1946. Albert Pierrepoint the hangman said Joyce's last words were "I think we better have this on, you know".

28 May 45: Brooklyn-born William Joyce, German propagandist whoseabsurd broadcasts to Britain earned him the nickname "Lord Haw Haw" is shot in the buttocks and captured by British troops. He will be hanged by the British as a traitor on 03 Jan 46, being taken to owe allegiance to the UK by his possession of a British passport, a document to which, ironically, he was not entitled. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0528&s=450528 #WWII

28 May 45: Brooklyn-born William Joyce, German propagandist whoseabsurd broadcasts to Britain earned him the nickname "Lord Haw Haw" is shot in the buttocks and captured by British troops. He will be hanged by the British as a traitor on 03 Jan 46, being taken to owe allegiance to the UK by his possession of a British passport, a document to which, ironically, he was not entitled. More: http://scanningwwii.com/a?d=0528&s=450528 #WWII

Albert-Pierrepoint, executioner. Among the notable people he hanged: concentration camp guards -  Juana Bormann (Auschwitz), Irma Grese (Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz, aged 22), Elisabeth Volkenrath (Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz); Josef Kramer (Camp Commandant at Belsen); "Lord Haw-Haw", William Joyce, convicted as a traitor and executed at Wandsworth, 3 January 1946; Bruno Tesch, co-inventor of the insecticide Zyklon B used in the Holocaust. Source: Wikipedia

Albert-Pierrepoint, executioner. Among the notable people he hanged: concentration camp guards - Juana Bormann (Auschwitz), Irma Grese (Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz, aged 22), Elisabeth Volkenrath (Bergen-Belsen and Auschwitz); Josef Kramer (Camp Commandant at Belsen); "Lord Haw-Haw", William Joyce, convicted as a traitor and executed at Wandsworth, 3 January 1946; Bruno Tesch, co-inventor of the insecticide Zyklon B used in the Holocaust. Source: Wikipedia

Margaret Joyce (nee White), wife of Nazi propagandist William Joyce ("Lord Haw Haw), at her arrest in 1945.

Margaret Joyce (nee White), wife of Nazi propagandist William Joyce ("Lord Haw Haw), at her arrest in 1945.

Listening to Lord Haw Haw’s broadcasts (which famously always began with the words “Germany Calling, Germany Calling”) was officially discouraged, although incredibly about 60% of the population tuned in after the BBC news every night. The BBC’s output at the beginning of the war was said to have been exceedingly dreary (plus ca change) and the British public seemed to prefer being shocked rather than bored. Lord Haw Haw’s over-the-top and sneering attacks on the British establishment…

Listening to Lord Haw Haw’s broadcasts (which famously always began with the words “Germany Calling, Germany Calling”) was officially discouraged, although incredibly about 60% of the population tuned in after the BBC news every night. The BBC’s output at the beginning of the war was said to have been exceedingly dreary (plus ca change) and the British public seemed to prefer being shocked rather than bored. Lord Haw Haw’s over-the-top and sneering attacks on the British establishment…

William Joyce (nicknamed "Lord Haw Haw") and his wife, Margaret White, in Germany. Joyce broadcast German propaganda to Britain, aimed at demoralizing the population. His broadcasts always began with the announcer's words "Germany calling, Germany calling, Germany calling". At the height of his influence, Joyce had an estimated 6 million regular and 18 million occasional listeners in the United Kingdom.

William Joyce (nicknamed "Lord Haw Haw") and his wife, Margaret White, in Germany. Joyce broadcast German propaganda to Britain, aimed at demoralizing the population. His broadcasts always began with the announcer's words "Germany calling, Germany calling, Germany calling". At the height of his influence, Joyce had an estimated 6 million regular and 18 million occasional listeners in the United Kingdom.

October 1939: Film star Leslie Howard (1890 - 1943) presenting the Iron Cross to a 'Lord Haw Haw' impersonator. (Photo by Stroud/London Express/Getty Images)

October 1939: Film star Leslie Howard (1890 - 1943) presenting the Iron Cross to a 'Lord Haw Haw' impersonator. (Photo by Stroud/London Express/Getty Images)

William Joyce nicknamed "Lord Haw Haw" with a striking resemblance to Hitler; but for the scar on his face. Joyce was an American, born to Irish parents; a fascist politician who broadcast Nazi propaganda to Britain during the World War II. He was hanged for treason by the British as a result of his wartime activities; even though he renounced his British nationality becoming a naturalised German. He went to the gallows unrepentant!

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William Joyce nicknamed "Lord Haw Haw" with a striking resemblance to Hitler; but for the scar on his face. Joyce was an American, born to Irish parents; a fascist politician who broadcast Nazi propaganda to Britain during the World War II. He was hanged for treason by the British as a result of his wartime activities; even though he renounced his British nationality becoming a naturalised German. He went to the gallows unrepentant!

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The Capture of William Joyce, known as “Lord Haw Haw”, the Fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster in Germany, May 1945. He lies in an ambulance under armed guard before being taken from...

The Capture of William Joyce, known as “Lord Haw Haw”, the Fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster in Germany, May 1945. He lies in an ambulance under armed guard before being taken from...

MAY  29 1945 U.S. Ex-POW Kurt Vonnegut writes home. Fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster William Joyce, known as Lord Haw Haw, lies in an ambulance after his arrest by British officers at Flensburg, Germany, on 29 May 1945. He was shot during the arrest.

MAY 29 1945 U.S. Ex-POW Kurt Vonnegut writes home. Fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster William Joyce, known as Lord Haw Haw, lies in an ambulance after his arrest by British officers at Flensburg, Germany, on 29 May 1945. He was shot during the arrest.

A vintage postcard featuring Lord Haw-Haw, the nickname of several announcers of the English language propaganda radio programme, Germany Calling, broadcast by Nazi German radio to audiences in Great Britain during World War Two, circa 1943. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

A vintage postcard featuring Lord Haw-Haw, the nickname of several announcers of the English language propaganda radio programme, Germany Calling, broadcast by Nazi German radio to audiences in Great Britain during World War Two, circa 1943. (Photo by Popperfoto/Getty Images)

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