Eddie slovik

Eddie Slovik. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Eddie Slovik. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

January 31,   1945: WWII ‐ First soldier to be executed for desertion since the civil war Pvt. Eddie Slovik, 24, becomes the first U.S. soldier since the Civil War to be executed for desertion as he is shot by an American firing squad in France.

January 31, 1945: WWII ‐ First soldier to be executed for desertion since the civil war Pvt. Eddie Slovik, 24, becomes the first U.S. soldier since the Civil War to be executed for desertion as he is shot by an American firing squad in France.

Pvt Eddie Slovik executed for desertion WWII

Pvt Eddie Slovik executed for desertion WWII

31 Jan 45: US Army Private Eddie Slovik is executed by firing squad for desertion, the only one since the American Civil War. Although over 21,000 American soldiers were given varying sentences for desertion during World War II, including 49 death sentences, Private Edward Donald Slovik's was the only death sentence carried out. #WWII #History

31 Jan 45: US Army Private Eddie Slovik is executed by firing squad for desertion, the only one since the American Civil War. Although over 21,000 American soldiers were given varying sentences for desertion during World War II, including 49 death sentences, Private Edward Donald Slovik's was the only death sentence carried out. #WWII #History

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Eddie Slovik: Shot at Dawn

Eddie Slovik: Shot at Dawn

Private Eddie Slovik is the only U.S. soldier executed for desertion since the Civil War.

Private Eddie Slovik is the only U.S. soldier executed for desertion since the Civil War.

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