Mata Hari, the day before her execution

Mata Hari, the day before her execution Margaretha Geertruida M'greet Zelle…

Mata Hari  Margaretha Zelle

Mata Hari ( real name Margaretha Geertruida Zelle) was an exotic dancer, born in the Netherlands who found fame in pre war Paris and was later executed for espionage in WWI.

Hannah Senesh was one of 37 Jews from Palestine who parachuted into Yugoslavia to save the Hungarian Jews who were about to be deported to Auschwitz. She was arrested at the Hungarian border, imprisoned, tortured, and eventually executed by a firing quad. Hannah never revealed the details of her mission. Her poem "Eli, Eli" is a very famous Hebrew song.

Hannah Senesh wasn't a Holocaust heroine, she was a World War II heroine.

"The dance is a poem of which each movement is a word" — Mata Hari

Today in History: Mata Hari executed by the French

Mata Hari    Born: August 7, 1876   Died: October 15, 1917   Briefly  Exotic dancer and courtesan who was executed by firing squad for espionage during World War I.

Mata Hari was the stage name of Margaretha Geertruida "Grietje" Zelle August Leeuwarden 15 October Vincennes ), a Dutch-Frisian exotic dancer and courtesan who was executed by firing squad for espionage during World War

"Edith Cavell was shot by a German firing squad on 12 October 1915, aged 49, for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium during World War I."

October 1915 - British nurse Edith Cavell is executed by a German firing squad for helping Allied soldiers escape from Belgium during the First World War. Her execution received worldwide condemnation and extensive press coverage.

Johann Baptist Albin Rauter (Feb 4, 1895 – March 25, 1949) was a high-ranking Austrian (from 1939, German) Nazi war criminal. He was the highest SS and Police Leader in the Netherlands and the leading security and police officer during the period of 1940-1945. He reported directly to the Nazi SS-chief, Himmler, and in the second instance to the Nazi governor of the Netherlands, Arthur Seyss-Inquart. He was convicted in the Netherlands of crimes against humanity and executed by firing squad.

Johann Baptist Albin Rauter (Feb 1895 – March was a high-ranking…

Mata Hari at the height of her fame as a Parisian exotic dancer.

The Story of Mata Hari

Margaretha Geertruida Zelle McLeod August 1876 – 15 October better known by the stage name Mata Hari was a Dutch Exotic dancer,courtesan,and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War l.

Mata Hari was the stage name of Margaretha Geertruida "M'greet" Zelle (1876-1917), a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy, who was executed by firing squad in France for espionage for Germany during World War I.  Mata Hari's body was not claimed by any family members and was accordingly used for medical study. Her head was embalmed and kept in the Museum of Anatomy in Paris, but in 2000, archivists discovered that the head had disappeared, possibly as early as 1954, when the…

Mata Hari was the stage name of Margaretha Geertruida "M'greet" Zelle…

The futility of war: "Two Hitler youths, aged 16 and 17, have been executed by an Allied firing squad for espionage against American forces in the Aachen area. The boys, Heinz Petry and Josef Schoner, who were caught hiding in a foxhole on February 22, near Birdgen, told the court they had been confined in a military camp and were offered a chance to clear their characters by reporting on American troop movements"

Death row in war time: A man stands surrounded by a firing squad in a disused quarry. He was one of several Germans killed by a US military firing squad just outside the town of Braunschweig, Germany in 1945 because he was deemed a spy

Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (Aug 07, 1876 - Oct 15, 1917), better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed by firing squad in France.

Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" MacLeod (Aug 1876 - Oct better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer and courtesan who was convicted of being a spy for Germany during World War I and executed by firing squad in France.

Mata Hari: 1876-1917; Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. Mata Hari's name has since become synonymous with espionage, although it remains by no means clear that she was guilty of the spying for which she charged.

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Mata Hari: Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I. Mata Hari's name has since become synonymous with espionage.

Kim Jong-un's ex-girlfriend was among a dozen well-known North Korean performers who were executed by firing squad nine days go, according to South Korean reports.

Kim Jong-un's ex-lover 'executed by firing squad'

The news that leader has had pop star and ex-girlfriend Hyon Song-wol publicly executed, alongside tales of terror provided by North Korean defectors, provides a frightening picture of this private country.

Report: Kim Jong Un’s Former Lover Executed by Firing Squad After Making Sex Tape

Report: Kim Jong Un’s Former Lover Executed by Firing Squad After Making Sex Tape

Report: Kim Jong Un& Former Lover Executed by Firing Squad After Making Sex Tape

Mata Hari born Geertruida "Margreet" Zelle (1876–1917), was a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I.

Margaretha Geertruida "Margreet" Zelle (Mata Hari) better known by the stage name Mata Hari, was a Dutch exotic dancer, courtesan, and accused spy who was executed by firing squad in France under charges of espionage for Germany during World War I.

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