The futility of war: "Two Hitler youths, aged 16 and 17, have been executed by an Allied firing squad for espionage against American forces in the Aachen area. The boys, Heinz Petry and Josef Schoner, who were caught hiding in a foxhole on February 22, near Birdgen, told the court they had been confined in a military camp and were offered a chance to clear their characters by reporting on American troop movements"

Death row in war time: A man stands surrounded by a firing squad in a disused quarry. He was one of several Germans killed by a US military firing squad just outside the town of Braunschweig, Germany in 1945 because he was deemed a spy

Mata Hari  Margaretha Zelle

Mata Hari ( real name Margaretha Geertruida Zelle) was an exotic dancer, born in the Netherlands who found fame in pre war Paris and was later executed for espionage in WWI.

Hannah Senesh was one of 37 Jews from Palestine who parachuted into Yugoslavia to save the Hungarian Jews who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. She was arrested at the Hungarian border, imprisoned, tortured, and eventually executed by a firing quad. Hannah never revealed the details of her mission. Her poem "Eli, Eli" is a very famous Hebrew song.

Hannah Senesh wasn't a Holocaust heroine, she was a World War II heroine.

Mata Hari, the day before her execution

Mata Hari, the day before her execution Margaretha Geertruida M'greet Zelle…

Macron, pandas & mass executions: Russian chatbot Alice endures tolerance tests, with mixed results  https://tmbw.news/macron-pandas-mass-executions-russian-chatbot-alice-endures-tolerance-tests-with-mixed-results  When Russian internet giant Yandex released its chatbot Alice, little did they know that people would bombard the AI creature with tough moral questions on execution by firing squad, beating people, or a choice between kittens and pandas.Alice, an intelligent personal assistant…

Macron, pandas & mass executions: Russian chatbot Alice endures tolerance tests, with mixed results https://tmbw.news/macron-pandas-mass-executions-russian-chatbot-alice-endures-tolerance-tests-with-mixed-results When Russian internet giant Yandex released its chatbot Alice, little did they know that people would bombard the AI creature with tough moral questions on execution by firing squad, beating people, or a choice between kittens and pandas.Alice, an intelligent personal assistant…

"Edith Cavell was shot by a German firing squad on 12 October 1915, aged 49, for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium during World War I."

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.

Mata Hari    Born: August 7, 1876   Died: October 15, 1917   Briefly  Exotic dancer and courtesan who was executed by firing squad for espionage during World War I.

Matahari One of the most interesting women to live. She brought forbidden dancing to mainstream world. She was sentenced to death for being a double agent in WWII by France. Regardless, she is also known as the world's first burlesque dancer.

Kim Jong-un's ex-girlfriend was among a dozen well-known North Korean performers who were executed by firing squad nine days go, according to South Korean reports.

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover 'executed by firing squad'

The news that leader has had pop star and ex-girlfriend Hyon Song-wol publicly executed, alongside tales of terror provided by North Korean defectors, provides a frightening picture of this private country.

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