Gen. Anton Dostler before being shot

Gen. Anton Dostler before being shot

German General Anton Dostler, who was sentenced to death on charges of penalty 15 surrendered captured US spies, tied to a pole in front of the shooting.

Dostler Anton (Anton Dostler) (1891-1945) – German general, who was sentenced to death on charges of shooting March 26, 1944 15 US commandos who surrendered. Anton Dostler was shot Dec. 1, 1945. The Americans rejected the arguments of the defense (lawyers recognized weight and now), that General only broadcast order from a superior command. This precedent then used at the Nuremberg trials, which are not recognized by reference to the higher command.

 

Photography Location: Aversa, Italy
Time taken: December 1, 1945

In : 1945

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