Who was Private Eddie Slovik?

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The only US soldier executed for desertion since the US Civil War. General Eisenhower approved the sentence as Supreme Allied Commander.

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When did Eddie Slovik die?

Eddie Slovik died on 1945-01-31.

What was the song played in the movie The Execution of Private Eddie Slovik was being led to his execution?


During World War 2 how many US Soldiers were executed by the US Government?

A total of 102 for rape or murder and Private Eddie Slovik for desertion.

What are the ratings and certificates for The Execution of Private Slovik - 1974 TV?

The Execution of Private Slovik - 1974 TV is rated/received certificates of: Iceland:12 Norway:16 Sweden:15

Wasn't Eddie Slovik a Catholic?

Yes, he was, a Polish Catholic. Roman, not the PNCC perusasion.

Where is Private Eddie Slovick US Army World War 2 buried?

Slovik, the only US soldier executed for desertion since the Civil War is buried with his wife at Detroit's Woodmere Cemetery.

What are the release dates for The Execution of Private Slovik - 1974 TV?

The Execution of Private Slovik - 1974 TV was released on: USA: 13 March 1974 Sweden: 30 November 1974 Norway: 11 March 1976 Portugal: 19 March 1981

How many people are killed for going AWOL?

In the aftermath of World War II, only one U.S. soldier- a Private Eddie Slovik was actually executed ( By firing squad) for the crime of war-time desertion. Slovik was a former plumbing apprentice and a small-time hood, that ideally should not have been in the Army to begin with. He was the only Deserter executed in the whole war effort of the US. A book and motion picture were made about the depressing Slovik saga- it occured near or during the Christmas season, to add misery.

What actors and actresses appeared in The Execution of Private Slovik - 1974?

The cast of The Execution of Private Slovik - 1974 includes: Ned Beatty as Father Stafford James Burr Johnson as NCO Gary Busey as Jimmy Feedek Jon Cedar as Holloway Matt Clark as Dunn Mariclare Costello as Antoinette Slovik Ian De Voy as Rifleman Joe George as 109th Regiment Sergeant Kathryn Grody as Margaret Laurence Haddon as Piper Charles Haid as Brockmeyer Jay Hammer Ben Hammer as Lt. Col. Leacock Paul Lambert as Joe Sirelli Tom Ligon as Childs Lin McCarthy as Presiding Officer Bill McKinney as Sergeant Fred Sadoff as Lt. Kramer Martin Sheen as Eddie Slovik Charlie Sheen as Kid at wedding Paul Shenar as Crawford George Sperdakos as Sgt. McCord William Traylor as Rossiter Sandy Ward as Enhardt

In what World War 2 movie was the song Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas played as soldier is being led to execution?

The Ne Plus Ultra in bad taste, I believe this was worked into the movie about- The Execution of Private Slovik. Slovik was executed in the winter, but certainly not on Christmas proper! again all time low in bad taste.

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Eddie Bauer is a private company. It was purchased in 2010 by Golden Gate Capitol.

How many soldiers were executed by firing squad in World War 2?

Of all the United States soldiers charged with desertion during World War II, only Private Edward "Eddie" Donald Slovik was executed, late in the war, just after the Battle of the Bulge.