Category: "Death"

Mata Hari Executed

October 15th, 2017
Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" Zelle MacLeod us executed by firing squad at Vincennes prison in Paris. ¬†Accused of spying, she was given a one-sided trial with little chance to defend herself, but intelligence documents show that she was indeed a spy… more »

Edward Thomas dies in the Battle of Arras

April 9th, 2017
After you speak And what you meant Is plain, My eyes Meet yours that mean, With your cheeks and hair, Something more wise, More dark, And far different. Even so the lark Loves dust And nestles in it The minute Before he must Soar in lone flight So far,… more »

Execution of Roger Casement

August 3rd, 2016
Roger Castment, now considered the¬†"father of twentieth-century human rights investigations," is executed for spying at Pentonville Prison. more »

Field marshall Herbert Kitchener, 1st Earl Kitchener dies off Orkney when the ship he is traveling in hits a mine.

June 5th, 2016

Gabrielle Petit, Belgian spy against the Germans, executed

April 1st, 2016