10.20.2004


ENLARGE THE PHOTO


Making Sure
Acme News photo, dated June 14, 1945

Officers of the U.S. Ninth Army mark off four minutes to ensure a Nazi spy shot by firing squad is dead. The man just executed was an SS spy in civilian clothes, one of six tried and executed on June 14, 1945 near Braunschweig, Germany. Note the coffins in the background.

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