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Eddie Slovik

United States Army Soldier
Born Feb 18, 1920

Edward Donald Slovik was a private in the United States Army during World War II and the only American soldier to be court-martialled and executed for desertion since the American Civil War. Although over 21,000 American soldiers were given varying sentences for desertion during World War II, including 49 death sentences, Slovik's was the only death sentence carried out.… Read More

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1920 Birth Born on February 18, 1920.


1945 25 Years Old Died on January 31, 1945.
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