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October 1915 - British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium during the First World War. Her execution received worldwide condemnation and extensive press coverage. Women In History, British History, World History, European History, World War One, First World, Great Women, Amazing Women, Edith Cavell

Edith Louisa Cavell - Was a British nurse who is celebrated for saving the lives of soldiers from all sides during World War I, for which she was arrested. She was found guilty of treason and sentenced to death. Despite international pressure for mercy, she was shot by a German firing squad. Her execution received worldwide condemnation and extensive press coverage. She is well known for her statement that "patriotism is not enough. I can’t stop while there are lives to be saved."

UK coins - one penny, half penny (or ha' - pronounced "hey" - penny) and three pence (or "thruppenny bit").Old UK coins - one penny, half penny (or ha' - pronounced "hey" - penny) and three pence (or "thruppenny bit"). Old British Coins, Old Money, Cash Money, My Childhood Memories, Rare Coins, Gold Coins, Mint Coins, British History, Silver Dollar

Old British Coins stock image. Image of penny, bronze - 22756569

Photo about Old English bronze and brass coins isolated on a white background. Image of penny, bronze, threepence - 22756569

Sir Roger David Casement the British traitor and Irish nationalist hero, was hanged by the British in for his part in working with Germany and Irish nationalists in planning the Dublin Easter Rising of Roger Casement, Ireland 1916, Bobby Sands, Irish Republican Army, Easter Rising, Irish People, Erin Go Bragh, Michael Collins, Irish Celtic

Sir Roger David Casement (1864-1916), the British traitor and Irish nationalist hero, was hanged by the British in mid-1916 for his part in working with Germany and Irish nationalists in planning the Dublin Easter Rising of 1916.

 US military authorities prepare to hang Dr Klaus Karl Schilling at Landsberg, Germany, on May In a Dachau war crimes trial he was convicted of using concentration camp prisoners for malaria experimentation. Nagasaki, Hiroshima, Anne Frank, Fukushima, World History, World War Ii, Nuremberg Trials, Dramatic Photos, Interesting History

Dramatic Photos - Not long to live...

U.S. military authorities prepare to hang Dr. Klaus Karl Schilling, 74, at Landsberg, Germany, on May 28, 1946. In a Dachau war crimes trial he was convicted of using 1,200 concentration camp prisoners for malaria experimentation. Thirty died directly from the inoculations and 300 to 400 died later from complications of the disease. His experiments, all with unwilling subjects, began in 1942.

Dec Archbishop Thomas Becket is martyred. Archbishop Thomas Becket is brutally murdered in Canterbury Cathedral by four knights of King Henry II of England, apparently on orders of the king. Uk History, European History, British History, History Facts, Ancient History, Church History, Catholic Priest, Catholic Art, Catholic Saints

On this day 28th December, 1170 The Archbishop of Canterbury Thomas a Becket was murdered in his own cathedral by four knights, believing they were acting on direct orders from King Henry II. He subsequently became a saint and martyr in both the Anglican Church and the Roman Catholic Church

The last remaining Quintaine in the UK is in Offham, Kent. This was used by Knights to practice jousting. England Ireland, England And Scotland, Rule Britannia, Gallows, Richard Iii, Tudor Style, European History, English Countryside, London Calling

SNOPPER SAYS.....

QUINTESSENTIAL.. Barney and I are continuing our afternoon explorations of nearby villages and the other day we stopped off at Offham,...

If you’re into true crime, now is your time! From Netflix to HBO it seems like everyone is making crime documentaries. Whether you are a Bundy fan or Dahmer stalker - here's our favorite serial killer documentaries to binge this year. Mafia, Famous Serial Killers, Montana, Evil People, Famous Last Words, True Crime, Mug Shots, The Life, Confessions

Carl Panzram - June 28, 1891 – September 5, 1930. US. Pyschopathic killer he snarled at the hangman " Get on with it, you, Hoosier bastard, I could have killed a dozen in the time it's taking you!"

Kate Webster, the killer of Julia Martha Thomas The murder of Julia Martha Thomas, dubbed the “Barnes Mystery” or the “Richmond Murder” by the press, was one of the most notorious crimes in late Britain. Thomas, a widow in her who. Kate Webster, Evil People, Serial Killers, British History, True Crime, In The Flesh, Mug Shots, Macabre, Creepy

Katherine Webster Date of murder: March 2, 1879 Date of arrest: March 29, 1879 Date of birth: 1849 Victim profile: Julia Martha Thomas, 54 Method of murder: Beating with an axe Location: Richmond, London, England, United Kingdom Status: Executed by hanging at Wandsworth Prison on July 29, 1879

Kramer, Josef, was born in Munich and joined the Nazi Party in 1931 and the SS in His SS training led him into work as a prison guard and, after the outbreak of war, as a concentration camp guard. Lord Haw Haw, William Joyce, Horrible People, Lest We Forget, British History, Historical Sites, World War Ii, Ww2, At Least

Albert Pierrepoint

Albert Pierrepoint, who has died aged 87, was Britain's leading executioner for 25 years, but later campaigned for the abolition of the death penalty.

In Edward Joseph Leonski was a soldier in U. Army and based in Melbourne when he murdered three women. He confessed to the murders and was convicted and sentenced to death by a military court. Five days after he was sentenced he was hung. History Articles, History Photos, Famous Murders, Natural Born Killers, Evil People, Black History Facts, Mystery Of History, Women In History, Serial Killers

eddie leonski the brownout strangler - Australia; Confessed to three murders after being picked out of a lineup of American servicemen by witnesses. Was sentenced to death and hanged n 1942 Claimed he killed the women to get at their voices.

This Day in History: March The Last Executioner in Britain Lord Haw Haw, William Joyce, Murder Most Foul, Help The Poor, Double Life, Photographs Of People, Teaching History, British History, Historical Photos

Albert Pierrepoint was a long-serving hangman in England. He executed at least 400 people, about half of them war criminals, Pierrepoint was often dubbed the Official Executioner, despite there being no such job or title. Following his retirement in 1956, the Home Office acknowledged Pierrepoint as the most efficient executioner in British history. Born in Clayton Bradford

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GERMANY IS GUILTY by John Demjanjuk

Demjanjuk photograph on Trawniki Card 1393 was glued on by KGB forgers

William Richmond (1763-1829) was born a slave in , Staten Island, New York.  Richmond worked as a hangman for Percy, his most famous execution being that of Nathan Hale. In 1777 he was taken to England and apprenticed to a cabinetmaker. Richmond took up boxing & ultimately gave up cabinetmaking to fight professionally. Known as "The Black Terror,", Richmond won many fights. After retiring, Richmond operated a boxing academy. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1999. African American History, British History, Nathan Hale, Staten Island New York, Continental Army, New York One, Coloured People, Joining The Army, Becoming A Teacher

William Richmond (1763-1829) was born a slave in , Staten Island, New York. Richmond worked as a hangman for Percy, his most famous execution being that of Nathan Hale. In 1777 he was taken to England and apprenticed to a cabinetmaker. Richmond took up boxing & ultimately gave up cabinetmaking to fight professionally. Known as "The Black Terror,", Richmond won many fights. After retiring, Richmond operated a boxing academy. He was inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 1999.

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Ronald Joseph Ryan (1925-1967) - Find A Grave...

Last person executed in Australia. Known as the last man hanged. Forestry worker and petty thief. Hanged for the murder of prison warder George Hodson during an escape attempt in 1965. Subsequent forensic evidence showed that he could not have fired the fatal shot. This was the first execution in Victoria since 1951...