German Wehrmacht General Anton Dostler tied to stake before his execution

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Submitted URL: : www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2011/10/world-war-ii-after-the-war/100180/

German Wehrmacht General Anton Dostler is tied to a stake before his execution by a firing squad in a stockade in Aversa, Italy, on December 1, 1945. The General, Commander of the 75th Army Corps, was sentenced to death by an United States Military Commission in Rome for having ordered the shooting of 15 unarmed American prisoners of war, in La Spezia, Italy, on March 26, 1944. (AP Photo)

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