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The killing of SS Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich

Author: C A MacDonald
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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It has been said that if responsibility for the Nazi camps can be laid at the feet of any one man, that man is Reinhard Heydrich. This book describes "Operation Anthropoid"--The Czech plan to assassinate Heydrich in 1942. Retribution for his violent death included several thousand executions and two villages being razed to the ground. Based on previously untouched archive material and interviews with surviving  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Reinhard Heydrich; Reinhard Heydrich; Reinhard Heydrich
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: C A MacDonald
ISBN: 0029195616 9780029195611
OCLC Number: 18833070
Description: viii, 239 pages, [16] pages of plates : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: The target --
The plan --
The operation.
Responsibility: Callum MacDonald.

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This suspenseful drama tells how two Czech resistance fighters, aided by the British Secret Service, carried out the only successful assassination of a high ranking Nazi official during World War II.  Read more...

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