“The Deserters Fate”, [Civil War-era carte de visite portrait of a Union soldier, killed for desertion, with a firing squad looming behind] “ Robert I. Alotta’s Civil War Justice-Union Army Executions under Lincoln cites
"Großdeutschland" - Ostfront The SS butchers were keen to commit atrocities on the Eastern Russian front. Many died defending Berlin. They knew their crimes would become known and knew no mercy would be shown to them by Soviet troops.
*JOSEPH REID ANDERSON~ an American civil engineer,industrialist, +soldier.During the ACW he served as a Confederate gen.+his Tredegar Iron Company was a major source of munitions+ordnance for the CSA. Starting w/a small forge+rolling mill in the
These three dead German Waffen-SS troops were a three man 'Panzerschreck' team that tried to slow up the advance of an American armored column and were killed by a direct hit. Note the German Sturmgewehr 44 and Raketenpanzerbüsche near the corpses
This girl pays the penalty for having had personal relations with the Germans. Here, in the Montelimar area, France, French civilians shave her head as punishment. Smith, August Pictures of World War II US National Archives
World War II - Vienna 1945 - - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. The cruelty of World War II in April After heavy fights in the streets of Vienna, a civilian walks past the head of a German soldier.
The Banality of Evil: Nazi Foreign Minister and war criminal Joachim von Ribbentrop with his youngest son, Barthold (ca. On October he became the first of those sentenced to death at the Nuremberg trials to be hanged.
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.