Heydrich Henchman Of Death Shot
27th May 1942
World War II: Nazi official Reinhard Heydrich is shot in Prague - dying of his wounds on June 4th. His death prompts savage reprisals.
As Charles Whiting perceptively points out in this absorbing study of one of Hitler's most ruthless henchmen, it was literally impossible for those directing the British war effort ever remotely to comprehend the depths of depravity into which their adversaries had sunk...
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