1945: Pvt. George Edward Smith, on VE Day

(Thanks to Robert Walsh for the guest post. Mr. Walsh’s home page has a trove of articles about historical executions, including another American serviceman hanged at Shepton Mallet. -ed.) VE (Victory in Europe) marked the official end of hostilities in the European theatre of operations and quite possibly the largest and most joyous celebration in … Continue reading 1945: Pvt. George Edward Smith, on VE Day