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Albin Köbis

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German sailor Albin Köbis was executed by firing squad for alleged Marxist agitation in the Imperial German Navy, on 5 September 1917. Four other men were executed for the same crime, and these killings helped trigger the Naval Mutinies of the following year.

Albin Köbis

Original B&W photo.

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