First report of the incident involving American GI Leroy Henry and a lady in Combe Down May 13 1944
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30cm
actual image size: 22cm x 32cm

First report of the incident involving American GI Leroy Henry and a lady in Combe Down May 13 1944

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Description

Black GI 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

26801
 

Collection Reference

Weekly Chronicle & Herald May 13 1944
 

Original Width (mm)

60
 

Original Height (mm)

100
 

Collection Location

Bath Central Library
 

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