Army & Navy: No Cowards

Sixteen U.S. soldiers have been put to death for crimes committed in France since DDay: four for murder; twelve for rape. But up to last week, not a single G.I. had been executed for cowardice, desertion in the face of the enemy, or any other military offense for which death is mandatory.

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