Lifting the veil on a spy. Herbesthal, Belgium: These official photographs, showing the execution of German & Italian spies were released recently by the US Defense Department and appear in the current issue of the magazine.
Josef Jakobs, the last man to be executed at The Tower of London He was caught after parachuting out of a plane over Huntingdon. A German spy, he was found to have forged British papers on him and was executed in The Tower by firing squad
Lewis Thornton Powell (April 1844 – July also known as Lewis Paine or Payne, attempted unsuccessfully to assassinate United States Secretary of State William H. Seward, and was one of four people hanged for the Lincoln assassination conspiracy.