SS GENERAL REINHARD HEYDRICH

SS GENERAL REINHARD HEYDRICH (1904–1942)

Also known as The Hangman and The Butcher of Prague. He was chief of the Reich Main Security Office (including the SD, Gestapo and Kripo) and Deputy Reich-Protector of Bohemia and Moravia. Suspected of being of Jewish blood himself, he was mainly responsible for creating the formula for the Final Solution and was shot in Prague in 1942 by a British-trained Czech Resistance agent. It took him a week to die of his injuries.

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