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Impalement

Impalement

Impalement is the penetration of an organism by an object such as a stake, pole, spear or hook, by complete perforation of the body, often the central body mass. This article focuses primarily on impalement as a form of execution, how it was performed, and highlighting some places where it was used. The included literature suggests that impalement across a number of cultures was regarded as a very harsh form of capital punishment, as it was used particularly in response to "crimes against the state". Impalement is mentioned as a punishment within the context of war, such as with the suppression of rebels, punishment of traitors or collaborators, or for breaches of military ... more on Wikipedia

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