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PAMPHLET 27-4

WAR DEPARTMENT

PAMPHLET 27-4

PROCEDURE FOR MILITARY EXECUTIONS

This pamphlet was issued as guidance for commissioned and noncommissioned officers who might have to carry out a military execution.

It consists of covers, an insert, and seven major sections:



Outside and Inside Front Covers
Insert
Section I: General pp. 1-2
Section II: Execution by Musketry pp. 3-4
Section III: Execution by Hanging p. 5
Section IV: Proceedings After Execution p. 6
Section V: Departures p. 7
Section VI: Structures p. 8
Section VII: Equipment pp. 9-18