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Official portrait of Nazi security chief Reinhard Heydrich shortly before his assassination in 1942.

September 1939 -Reinhard Heydrich becomes the leader of new Reich Main Security Office (RSHA).

Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich (7 March 1904 – 4 June 1942) was a high-ranking German Nazi official during World War II, and one of the main architects of the Holocaust. He was SS-Obergruppenführer (General) and General der Polizei, chief of the Reich Main Security Office (including the Gestapo, and Kripo) and Stellvertretender Reichsprotektor (Deputy Reich-Protector) of Bohemia and Moravia. In August 1940 he was appointed and served as President of Interpol.

Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich March 1904 – 4 June was a high-ranking…

Reinhard Heydrich organised the holocaust

War Pictures from History: in 1942 SD Chief and Deputy Reich Protector of the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia .

SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich SD Chief

SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich SD Chief

Heydrich and his Gestapo chief, Karl Hermann Frank - This Day in History: Apr 26, 1933: The Gestapo, the official secret police force of Nazi Germany, is established. http://dingeengoete.blogspot.com/

Heydrich and his Gestapo chief, Karl Hermann Frank - Apr 1933

Operation Anthropoid was the code name for the assassination attempt on SS-Obergruppenführer & General der Polizei Reinhard Heydrich. The operation was carried out in Prague on 27 May 1942 after having been prepared by the British SOE with the approval of the Czechoslovak government-in-exile. Although only wounded in the attack, he died from his injuries on 4 June 1942. His death led to a wave of vicious reprisals, including the destruction of villages & killing of civilians.

'Operation Anthropoid' code name for the assassination attempt on SS-Obergruppenführer & General der Polizei Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich

Ernst Kaltenbrunner was an Austrian-born senior official of Nazi Germany during World War II. An Obergruppenführer (general) in the Schutzstaffel (SS), between January 1943 and May 1945 he held the offices of Chief of the Reichssicherheitshauptamt (RSHA, Reich Main Security Office) and President of Interpol. He was the highest-ranking member of the SS to face trial at the first Nuremberg Trials. He was found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity and executed.

Ernst Kaltenbrunner, Nazi war criminal executed at Nuremberg, 1946

"Wilhelm Frick (12 March 1877 – 16 October 1946) was a prominent German Nazi official serving as Minister of the Interior of the Third Reich.[1] After the end of World War II, he was tried for war crimes at the Nuremberg Trials and executed. Besides Adolf Hitler himself, he and Lutz Graf Schwerin von Krosigk were the only members of the Third Reich's cabinet to serve continuously from Hitler's appointment as Chancellor until his death."

Wilhelm Frick March 1877 – 16 October was a prominent German Nazi…

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