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I heard recently in a fairly reliable documentary that when the Nazi propagandist William Joyce (aka Lord Haw-Haw) was hanged, a facial scar he had received two decades earlier burst open. This sounds a bit implausible, after such a passage of time surely it would have stayed closed.

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Legion600
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Well the picture they show of him here
http://www.fastnetfilms.com/production_tv.htm

makes it look like a depression in his face as though the underlying supporting muscle and fat are gone. Since the scar ran from his earlobe to the corner of his mouth and scar tissue has limited elasticity it would be possible that his scar tore open.

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Kathy B
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He got the scar in 1924 from a razor slash duirng a streetfight at a political rally. He blamed the scar on "Jewish Communists."

He was executed on January 3, 1946. The January 4 report of his execution in The Times is available to someone with a subscription to MSN Encarta. Time Magazine reported on his sentencing
October 1, 1945 A Rope for Haw-Haw "The prisoner was so pale that his face scar gleamed red, but he showed no other sign of emotion."

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Ana Ng
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I just have to add that my best friend in the world is a Jewish communist. She doesn't cut me but often throws things at me for no apparent reason.

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