Also, in Februarythe work day was increased from eight to twelve hours. Gestapo officials retaliated for his death by executing hundreds of Czechs and wiping out the entire village of Lidice.
He received good evaluations from his superiors and had few problems with other crewmen. This led to the sweeping use of Schutzhaft —"protective custody", a euphemism for the power to imprison people without judicial proceedings.
Heydrich's third name, "Eugen", was his late maternal grandfather's forename Professor Eugen Krantz had been the director of the Dresden Royal Conservatory.
Heydrich not only felt he could no longer be a member, but came to consider the church's political power and influence a danger to the state. By he had been promoted to the rank of Sub-Lieutenant.
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Hitler used the ruse as an excuse to launch his invasion. He evaded a Soviet patrol and contacted a forward German patrol.
Heydrich was attacked in Prague on 27 May by a British-trained team of Czech and Slovak soldiers who had been sent by the Czechoslovak government-in-exile to kill him in an operation code named Operation Anthropoid.
A Monster Born or Made? Wearing Polish uniforms, German troops carried out several attacks along the border. Heydrich served as President of Interpol the international law enforcement agency and chaired the January Wannsee Conference, which formalised plans for the final solution to the Jewish Question—the deportation and extermination of all Jews in German-occupied territory.
His wife, Lina, had already done so the year before. Himmler became the Munich police chief and Heydrich became the commander of Department IV, the political police. People were arrested arbitrarily, sent to concentration camps, or killed. This sets him apart from other members of the "uncompromising generation," the phrase Berlin-based historian Michael Wildt uses to describe the faithful followers of Hitler whose views were shaped by Germany's defeat in World War I, the postwar revolution and the chaos of the Weimar Republic.
The exact number of people who vanished under it has never been positively established, but it is estimated to be 7,The attack on Heydrich would be the only successful assassination of a high-ranking Nazi functionary during the party's year rule.
This fact alone guaranteed that Heydrich's life would be often depicted in films and books.
Reinhard Heydrich, the head of the SS (the Nazi paramilitary corps), established the camp at Theresienstadt on November 24, It soon became the home of Jews from Prague and other parts of German-occupied Bohemia and Moravia (now in the Czech Republic).
Reinhard Heydrich Biography The First In-depth Look at a Nazi 'God of Death'. As the chair of the Wannsee Conference and head of the Reich Main Security Office, Reinhard Heydrich was the. Oct 21, · Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (7 March – 4 June ) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and a main architect of the Holocaust.
He was an SS-Obergruppenführer and Senior Group Leader and General of Police(General der Polizei) as well as chief of the Reich Main Security Office (including. Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (German: [ˈʁaɪnhaʁt ˈtʁɪstan ˈɔʏɡn̩ ˈhaɪdʁɪç]) (7 March – 4 June ) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during Appointed by: Adolf Hitler.
Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (/ ˈ h aɪ d r ɪ k /; German: [ˈʁaɪnhaʁt ˈtʁɪstan ˈɔʏɡn̩ ˈhaɪdʁɪç] ; 7 March – 4 June ) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and a Political party: National Socialist German Workers Party (NSDAP).Download