The voice of treason

Sixty years ago, on January 3, 1946, William Joyce made his last brief journey from the condemned cell at London's Wandsworth prison to face the hangman, pausing momentarily to smile at his shaking knees.

31st December, 2005

Sixty years ago, on January 3, 1946, William Joyce made his last brief journey from the condemned cell at London's Wandsworth prison to face the hangman, pausing momentarily to smile at his shaking knees.

Having endured Joyce's pseudo-aristocratic, sneering taunts for the duration of World War II, the British establishment had finally caught up with Lord Haw Haw and forced him to pay the ultimate price for treason.

Joyce was only 39 when he was executed.

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