A German spy is executed by U.S. Seventh Army in Kitzingen, Germany during World War II.
Kitzingen Germany Date:1945, April 23 Duration:1 min 36 sec Sound:NO SOUND
U.S. 7th Army soldiers, gathered in the Florian-Geyer athletic ground at Kitzingen, Germany, during World War 2. Several U.S. soldiers led by a field grade officer and an Army Chaplain, escort German spy, Richard Jarczyk, from the Provost Marshal's office. Jarczyk had confessed to sabotage and the killing of U.S. soldiers, behind the lines. He is dressed in civilian clothes. An MP jeep is seen parked in front of a soccer net in background. Several buildings visible around the field. A firing squad of eight U.S. soldiers stands in formation. Closeup of Jarczyk standing in front of a wooden post, with his hands tied behind him. The Chaplain appears to be listening to a statement from him. The field grade officer then ties a blindfold over Jarczyk's eyes. He is seen standing alone, in front of the post. Suddenly smoke arises from the pole and Jarczyk falls to the ground. Blood stain can be seen on the post. Officer confirms death by means of a stethoscope. A corpsman and another soldier place a white shroud around the body.
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