Skip to comments.Extraordinary Daily Mail pages from 70 years ago this week reveal the capture of traitor
Posted on 05/04/2015 7:04:18 PM PDT by naturalman1975
Seven decades ago this week, news broke of the imminent capture of traitor Lord Haw-Haw, William Joyce, who fled to Germany in 1939 to broadcast propaganda to the English on behalf of the Nazis.
On May 4, 1945, the Daily Mail led with the news that a cell in the Tower of London had been prepared for Haw-Haw, with reports from Europe suggesting he had been caught.
Within a year, the traitor would face execution. He was hanged on January 3, 1946, at Wandsworth Prison and buried in an unmarked grave.
A day earlier, the paper ran with the story of Joseph Goebbels' suicide and the shocking news that he had killed his six children. Here is the news that changed history...
(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...
Roll On the Blue Funnel--Lale Anderson (1943)
Or Lord Jaw Jaw.
very cool page of history. kids safely tucked in hammocks over subway railines.
he and terezzuuh have Matching Hats btw!!
William Brooke Joyce (24 April 1906 3 January 1946), nicknamed Lord Haw-Haw, was an American-born Irish-British Fascist politician and Nazi propaganda broadcaster to the United Kingdom during World War II. He was convicted of one count of High Treason in 1945. The Court of Appeal and the House of Lords upheld his conviction. He was hanged at Wandsworth Prison by Albert Pierrepoint.
Obviously, a much-too-dignified ending for a follower of Islam's favorite infidel, Adolf Hitler.
Why wasn’t this guy in the bunker with his fuhrer, like Blondie and his other pets?
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