1630: Guglielmo Piazza and Giangiacomo Mora, colonna d’infamia 1151: Konrad von Freistritz, ruined

1941: Louis Berrier, messenger pigeoner

August 2nd, 2019 Headsman

Notice: Louis Berrier, a resident of Ernes is charged with having released a pigeon with a message for England. He was, therefore, sentenced to death for espionage by the court martial and shot on the 2nd of August.
From the Channel Island Military Museum on the Channel island of Jersey; image courtesy of Trip Advisor.

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