Lord Haw-Haw | The Nazi broadcaster who threatened Britain
CHANNEL | Home Service
RECORDED | circa November 1945
DURATION | 3 minutes 34 seconds
Godfrey Talbot describes the scene in court during the appeal against the conviction and sentence to death of William Joyce for treason. However, the appeal is rejected and the sentence is passed. Talbot recounts Joyce's reaction to his fate. Introduced by Stuart Hibberd.
William Joyce was convicted of treason on account that he had 'adhered to the King's enemies' by broadcasting on their behalf between 18 September 1939 and 2 July 1940 (the date his British passport expired). He was executed by hanging on 3 January 1946 at Wandsworth Prison, one of three people to be convicted of treason by a British court after the war.
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