Despite the huge popularity of Lord Haw Haw's wartime broadcasts, most people realised they were nothing more than blatant Nazi propoganda and lies.
Captured by the British, Joyce stood trial for treason. His claim of American citizenship was denied because he held a British passport. He was found guilty and hanged on January 3, 1946
Cartoon:-Lord Haw-Haw, Daily Mirror (12th June, 1940)
William Joyce was born in Brooklyn, NY. At the age of three, his family
moved to Ireland. They remained there until Joyce turned 17, when they moved
to London. Although he and his family claimed several times on various
government forms that William was a "British subject by birth";
this was not the case. Nor did he ever become a naturalized citizen.
was an American living abroad, pure and simple; still a traitor!
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