German spy Stephan Kortas is executed by Military Policemen and is carried away covered in white sheet in Toul France.
Toul France Date:1944, November 11 Duration:37 sec Sound:NO SOUND
Execution of German spy Stephan Kortas in Toul, France during World War 2. A soldier's uniform near a tree. A box lies near the tree. U.S. Military Policemen (MPs) walk across the items. Military Policemen (MPs) bring German spy Stephan Kortas to the execution point. From Poland, Kortas was drafted in the German Army and sent behind American lines posing as a Polish slave laborer, where he was caught by U.S. Army forces. A clergyman offers prayers for Kortas. The face of the spy is covered using a cloth. The MPs tie the legs and hands of the spy. Firing squad fires at Stephan Kortas from a distance. Kortas' body leans forward and falls to the ground. The marks of gun shots on the chest of the German spy. MPs pick up the dead body, cover it with a white sheet and carry it on a stretcher.
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