Nazi Spies Executed by Allied Firing Squad 1945 War Archives
German Josef Wende is executed by U.S. Military Police firing squad in Toul,...HD Stock Footage
Utah firing squad executes Ronnie Lee Gardner
Execution by firing squad, in the past sometimes called fusillading, is a method of capital punishment, particularly common in the military and in times of war. Execution by shooting is a fairly old practice. Some reasons for its use are that firearms are usually readily available and a gunshot to a vital organ, such as brain or heart, usually kills relatively quickly.