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A Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, Rukajärvi, in East Karelia, in November 1942.

historicaltimes: “ A Russian spy laughing through his execution in Finland, Rukajärvi, in East Karelia, in November Tatonk: “ A Soviet spy laughs at his executioner in a picture taken in.

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. 20 Apr 1944, Santa Maria, Italy.

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 exectuted at The Tower of London 1941. 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

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

French Militiaman is Fastened to Stake Before his Execution, France, 1944 - HU031043 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. One of the six French militiamen found guilty of treason by collaborating with the Germans is fastened to a stake by a guard before his execution. September 13, 1944

French Militiaman is Fastened to Stake Before his Execution, France, 1944

Odette Sansom Hallowes (28 April 1912—13 March 1995) was an Allied heroine of the Second World War. After being betrayed by a double agent. She was condemned to death in June 1943, & sent to Ravensbrück concentration camp. She survived the war & testified against the prison guards at a 1946 war crimes trial.

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1939 - L'ultima esecuzione pubblica con la ghigliottina

This is not that long ago! - Last public execution by guillotine – Eugène Weidmann, France, June 1939

Lewis Powell/Paine/Payne (whichever you prefer). So, yeah, he might have been a co-conspirator in the Lincoln Assassination. And yeah, maybe...

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.

The remains of a Nazi official lie in the rubble after the Allied Bombing of Dresden. February 1945. Image by German press photographer and photojournalist Richard Peter.

A great photo that sums up Nazi Germany. It was taken by Richard Peter in an air-raid shelter in The photo is from his book "Dresden - Eine Kamera klagt an".

Nancy Wake - Known as "The White Mouse" to Nazi agents, Wake was one of the most notorious members of the French Resistance, working on numerous sabotage operations and organizing more than 700 Resistance members into a guerilla fighting force. She was the Gestapo's most wanted spy, with a five-million-franc bounty on her head, and she once killed an SS sentry with her bare hands to prevent him from raising an alarm. A true hero.

Nancy Wake - Known as "The White Mouse" to Nazi agents, Wake was working on…

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