The Execution of Private Slovik: The Hitherto Secret Story of the Only American Soldier Since 1864 to be Shot for Desertion

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Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1954 - Desertion, Military - 247 pages
The story of the only American deserter to be executed in World War II.

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A non-fiction book about the only execution by the American army for desertion in WWII. Well researched, and a very controversial book in the 1950's with an attempt at suppression by President ... Read full review

The Execution of Private Slovik

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Huie unravels the tragedy of Eddie Slovik, a 24-year-old foot soldier executed in 1945 and the first American shot for desertion since the 1800s. Although Slovik was guilty, Huie's 1954 title reveals ... Read full review


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