Eisenhower acts to save condemned Negro, June 17 1944
4 0 c m
 
32cm
actual image size: 24cm x 32cm

Eisenhower acts to save condemned Negro, June 17 1944

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Description

Coloured GI Henry was originally sentanced 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

26806
 

Collection Reference

Weekly Chronicle & Herald June 17 1944
 

Original Width (mm)

110
 

Original Height (mm)

230
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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