Tag: Wandsworth Prison
Doctor George Henry Lamson, the ‘Sleight of Hand Poisoner’; Not as clever as he thought.
All in all, a sorry fate for a man who'[d once shown such promise.
Albert Pierrepoint – Master Hangman.
.Public Executioner. It’s not what you’d call an everyday profession. Unusual? Certainly. Skilled? Absolutely. Dark and scary? Well, it depends on why you fancy the job, really. But it’s certainly not the sort of work that most people would consider a life’s ambition or the family business unless you happen to be Albert Pierrepoint. Albert…
The Brits Who Fought For Hitler.
The SS motto – ‘My honour is loyalty.’ As a freelance scribbler and long-time student of military history I love finding the more overlooked or forgotten aspects of the subject. For instance, the popular narrative of the Second World War holds that the British people pulled together, fighting as one for a common cause.…