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Anonymous

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1918

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Aloise Storch, a soldier in the Czechoslovak Legion, was captured by the Austrians and found guilty of treason in a court martial. He was hanged from this gallow at Riva, Italy as a warning to other nationalist-minded Czechoslovak soldiers in the Austro-Hungarian Army.

Keywords

Austria-Hungary, Crime, Punishment, Capital Punishment, Czech POWs

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