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|The execution of Communists Nicolae and Elena Ceaușescu|
.The Only Good Commie
is a Dead Commie
The killing was carried out by a firing squad consisting of elite paratroop regiment soldiers: Captain Ionel Boeru, Sergeant-Major Georghin Octavian and Dorin-Marian Cirlan, while reportedly hundreds of others also volunteered. The Ceaușescus' hands were tied by four soldiers before the execution. Before the sentences were carried out, Elena Ceaușescu screamed, "You motherfuckers!" while being led outside and lined up against the wall; at the same time Nicolae Ceaușescu sang "The Internationale".
The firing squad began shooting as soon as the two were in position against a wall. In 1990, a member of the National Salvation Front reported that 120 bullets were found in the couple's bodies. More . . . .