The execution of General Anton Dostler, a professional officer of the German Regular Army, a vertran of WWI he comanded German Army Corps during WWII. He was shot by the Allies in December 1945 for ordering the executions of a 15 man US demolition team which was captured in Italy sabotaging rail links during March 1944 . There is a harrowing quality to the first photograph, looking into the eyes of a condemned man