Killing Hitler’s hangman: the dramatic story of Reinhard Heydrich’s assassination

In May 1942, two partisans assassinated the reviled Nazi grandee Reinhard Heydrich. For the beleaguered Allies, Heydrich's death was a major coup. But, says Robert Gerwarth, the consequences for countless civilians across occupied Europe were catastrophic...

Reinhard Heydrich’s brutality was shocking, even by Nazi standards. (Photo by ullstein bild/ullstein bild via Getty Images)

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