Definition of 'firing squad'
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We face a firing squad for a crime we did not commit.Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2010) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2013) The Sun (2012) Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2010) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2012)
If convicted of capital crimes he would receive the form of execution reserved for military officials - death by firing squad.Times, Sunday Times (2011) The Sun (2014) Times, Sunday Times (2006)
On August 26 he abandoned a moratorium on the death sentence and had nine prisoners executed by firing squad.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
He was recaptured by Greek fascists and was about to be shot when a German officer arrived and stopped the firing squad.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
One member of a firing squad is often given a blank round so, in theory, no member can be sure they fired a fatal shot.The Sun (2015)
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