SHOOTINGS AT DAWN. The Army Death Penalty at Work.
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SHOOTINGS AT DAWN. The Army Death Penalty at Work. (1930) The contents of this 9-page booklet, by the MP Ernest Thurtle, contains sometimes harrowing eye-witness accounts of military executions during WW1.The publication was part of a campaign in the 1930's for the "abandonment of the supreme penalty for all offenses except those of mutiny and treason...This is a reflection of public opinion."