Some had resisted the Nazi regime; they were spies and rebels. Jewish inmates, already familiar with the star badge that had singled them out prior to incarceration, were now assigned yellow triangles. There were no exceptions, and there was no mercy.
CHARIKAR, Afghanistan Reuters - Sayed Jalal furrowed his eyebrows in anger as he vowed to avenge the public execution of a woman in front of a large crowd not far from Kabul, brazen violence that spurred shock and sharp condemnation from Afghan authorities and the United States. Despite the presence of overforeign troops andAfghan soldiers and police, the Taliban have managed to resurge beyond their traditional bastions of the south and east, extending their reach into once more peaceful areas like Parwan. The U.
Three naked females before they were shot at Janowska concentration camp, Poland. At first Janowska had no female inmates but after the massive 'actions' of a female barracks was established. Although female hair was removed at camps with gas chambers, Janowska and some smaller concentration camps skipped this procedure.
Photo: William A. Crafts Vol. They were among 20 who were killed as a result of the hysteria that took place in the New England village of Salem where fear of demonic possession struck panic among the Puritans and led to more than accusations against anyone suspected of witchcraft.
S igmund Rascher was working as an SS doctor in when he wrote to his boss, Heinrich Himmler, and requested human subjects for his experiments. Rascher was a member of the Luftwaffe, the German air force, and a medical doctor, who was researching the effect of a plant extract on cancer. He thought human subjects would be far better than rodents, and Himmler agreed, even though the two had met only a week prior.
A controversial federal judge thinks firing squads and guillotines should come back in style as the debate over executions in Arkansas rages on. Ninth Circuit Appeals Judge Alex Kozinski, in an interview with CBS News' "60 Minutes" set to air Sunday, said conducting lethal injections is a sham that masks that fact that people are getting killed. They're brutal things.
She was executed by a firing squad in The thing is, she was a spy but for the French. The French were doing so poorly in the war at that point and so many people were dying that they needed a scapegoat.
This is a tribute to the amazing courage of so many young women during World War II who were put to death for plotting and fighting against the Nazis, as resistance fighters, partisans and activists in towns and concentration camps. It is estimated that more than 4, women of various ages were hanged by Nazi forces between and Many more were shot or guillotined and many were tortured before minimal or non-existent trials. They could be sentenced to death by People's Courts and executed within prisons, by the commandants of concentration camps or by military commanders in the field and summarily executed, usually in public.
All photos courtesy of the artist. Iranian-American artist Sheida Soleimani has never been to Iran, and she most likely never will. After her photo series, National Anthemwhich displayed chaotic iconography from the country's even more chaotic political history, appeared in the press, Soleimani started receiving threatening letters from members of the Iranian government.
The executions that took place inside the arenas of Ancient Rome were never quick and easy. They were, instead, a public display of cruelty and savage creativity. Brutal executions were meant to keep the public in line and to show those who stepped out of line what would happen to them if they did not immediately change their ways.