FIRST WORLD WAR TRIALS AND EXECUTIONS Britain’s Traitors, Spies and Killers 1914-1918

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Investigates all those the state put to death for various reasons and gives a short picture of the reason why and how they were executed. What Webb does tell us that during World War 1 the number of executions fell, and that in all a total of 51 men were executed in England. The book neatly brings those with similar crimes together in one chapter, so those that used cut-throat razors for example, seven men, told who they were, who the crime is committed against and where their execution was carried out. There are also short chapters about the Executioners which is rather interesting. For those of a gorier bent there is also a chapter on The Mechanics of Hanging.

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