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Unidentified photographer 
Execution of 3 Korean spies 
1905 
  
Photographic print 
Cornell University Library 
Willard Dickerman Straight and Early U.S.-Korea Diplomatic Relations, Identifier: 1260.60.09.31.04 
  
 
LL/46525 
  
Description: Three resistance fighters facing a Japanese firing squad. They are accused of spying and executed. According to the source cited below, they were charged with destroying the Seoul-Pusan railroad two days after its completion, on January 1, 1905. This is a rather well-known image which was also reproduced in Western newspapers. Source: Sajin uiro ponun tongnip undong, 1996. V. 1, p. 81. 
 

 
  
 
  
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