THE OCCUPATION: Renegade's Return

The British had caught William Joyce, alias Lord Haw Haw, the Humbug of Hamburg, and they knew exactly what to do with him. He stood accused of one of the oldest crimes known to man: treason.

A cell was ready & waiting in London's Old Bailey. In the old days, a man convicted of treason would have been dragged behind a horse to the scaffold, hanged, disembowelled, beheaded and quartered. Now, after due trial, he would simply be taken to the Tower and hanged.

Joyce was an obscure fascist bully boy in 1939 when he fled England, a week before war...

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