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Reinhard Heydrich’s car in Prague on May 27, 1942

German situational snapshot "Libeň turn" in Prague which was created during the reconstruction. and red is recently drawn tram No.

In June 1942, Lidice, a village in Czechoslovakia, ceased to exist. Lidice had been implicated in the assassination of Reinhard Heydrich, the Nazi controller of Bohemia and Moravia, and Hitler’s order was given to “teach the Czechs a final lesson of subservience and humility”.

173 Lidice men shot to death in the garden of Horákova estate. Burned out Lidice, destroyed St.

1938 Parade

Soldiers of the German Luftwaffe line up in organized fashion, typical of Prussian military doctrine, as part of a great military parade.

Bishop Gorazd, after two months in prison. During WW2, having provided refuge for the assassins of SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich in the cathedral of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Prague, Gorazd took full responsibility for protecting the patriots after the Schutzstaffel found them in the crypt of the church. On June 27, 1942, he was arrested and tortured. On September 4, 1942, Bp. Gorazd, the Cathedral priests and lay officials were executed by firing squad at Kobylisy Shooting…

Bishop Gorazd, after two months in prison. During WW2, having provided refuge for the assassins of SS-Obergruppenfuhrer Reinhard Heydrich in the cathedral of Saints Cyril and Methodius in Prague, Gorazd took full responsibility for protecting the patriots after the Schutzstaffel found them in the crypt of the church. On June 27, 1942, he was arrested and tortured. On September 4, 1942, Bp. Gorazd, the Cathedral priests and lay officials were executed by firing squad at Kobylisy Shooting…

Heinrich Müller, one of Hitlers most brutal and sadist nazi’s during the Third Reich, reaches for the headlines once more. Müller was head of the nazi secret police, the Gestapo, and Adolf Eichmann reported to him directly. ‘Gestapo-Müller’ was one of the main perpetrators of the Holocaust. And now historian... <a href="http://disputedpast.com/news/gestapo-muller-buried-jewish-cemetry/">Read full history →</a>

Gestapo chief Heinrich Müller (front,left) with his boss, Reinhard Heydrich (front,center) and Gestapo officers. After the war Heinrich Müller disappeared into thin air. To this day, there's no conclusive evidence as to his fate.

The amount of people at this Nazi rally is staggering. Nazi Germany - Color Photos from LIFE archive

The amount of people at this Nazi rally is staggering. Nazi Germany - Color Photos from LIFE archive.amazing how many people can be wrong

The monument erected to the memory of Nazi security and intelligence chief Reinhard Heydrich at the location  in Prague where he was assassinated in May 1942. The monument had a perpetual SS Guard of Honor.    It was demolished by the Czechs in 1945.

The monument erected to the memory of Heydrich at the fatal corner in Prague with a perpetual SS Guard of Honor.

SS General Reinhard Heydrich's assassins, Czech partisans, lie dead in front of the Carlo Boromeo Church (now the St. Cyril and Methodius Church). Prague, Czechoslovakia, June 1942.  — Czechoslovak News Agency

Bodies of dead paratroopers are lying on pavement for the identification. From front - Jan Hrubý, Jaroslav Švarc, Jozef Gabcík (it appears to me), Josef Valčík and Adolf Opálka (both hardly visible because of crowd).

Gauleiters Karl Hanke, Frank and Heydrich in Prague’s Main Train Station.

Reinhard Heydrich with Karl Herman Frank

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