Announcement of the Death Sentence for American GI Leroy Henry June 3 1944 - detail
3 8 c m
40cm
actual image size: 32cm x 30cm

Announcement of the Death Sentence for American GI Leroy Henry June 3 1944 - detail

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Description

Black GI Leroy Henry was originally sentenced to death for the alleged assault, only to have the sentence lifted by General Eisenhower. A petition of over 33,000 people was also signed for this infamous case.
 

Image Reference

26802
 

Collection Reference

Weekly Chronicle & Herald June 3 1944
 

Original Width (mm)

120
 

Original Height (mm)

120
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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