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Anonymous

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1918

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A member of the Czechoslovak Legion, Josefu Sobotkovi, faces an Austrian court martial in this courtyard in Breguzzo, Italy. If the drumhead council found Sobotkovi guilty of treason, he would receive capital punishment. The Czechs were Austrian subjects and were tried for taking up arms against the empire.

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Austria-Hungary, Crime, Punishment, Czech POWs, Austrian Officers, Austrian Guards

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