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Mongolian woman sentenced to starvation death, 1913

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Albert Pierrepoint ran the "Help the poor struggler" pub in Oldham. He was Britain's last executioner and was responsible for the deaths of over 450 people including over 200 Nazi war criminals and a number of notorious killers including John Christie and John George Haigh. He also executed Derek Bentley and Ruth Ellis.

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Between 1945-1985 approximately 5000 convicted nazi war criminals were executed and 10,000 were imprisoned

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Adolf Eichmann(March 19, 1906 – May 31, 1962)was a German Nazi and SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust.He was captured by Mossad operatives in Argentina and taken to Israel to face trial in an Israeli court on 15 criminal charges, including crimes against humanity and war crimes. He was found guilty and executed by hanging in 1962.

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[Photo] Mugshots of Amon Göth, 29 Aug 1945

Mugshots of Amon Göth, 29 Aug 1945. Göth was the SS psychopathic killer commanding the Plaszow concentration camp in Poland. He was executed in September 1946 not far from his former command. He was a central character in the Spielberg film Shindler's List.

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Albert Pierrepoint

Albert Pierrepoint (1905 – 1992) was a long-serving hangman in England. He executed at least 400 people, about half of them war criminals, including William Joyce (one of the men dubbed "Lord Haw-Haw"), and John Amery, whom he considered the bravest man he had ever hanged. It is believed that Pierrepoint executed at least 433 men and 17 women, including six U.S. soldiers at Shepton Mallet and some 200 Nazi war criminals after World War II. Source: Wikipedia

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An unidentified hangman positions the noose around the neck of a Japanese war criminal as he is held steady by another unidentified British officer just prior to his execution by hanging at the gallows in Changi Gaol. The condemned man is standing, barefoot, within a circle on the trapdoor and on either side of him are two other circles indicating that the gallows had the provision for multiple simultaneous executions. 1946.

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