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Reinhard Tristan Eugen Heydrich
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Born 1904-03-07
Died 1942-06-04
High ranking SA officer. He was also known as “the Hangman”.
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Heydrich received a dishonorable discharge from the German Navy because a woman alleged that he had made her pregnant under the promise that he would marry her. He then turned around an engaged another woman.
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Strasser is placed under arrest in front of his family, and taken to a local jail. There the SS men that arrested him placed him in a cell where they began shooting him. A major artery was ruptured and he bled out

Heydrich was at the prison watching it happen where he made a snide comment about letting the pig bleed to death.
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Two Czech soldiers that accepted the mission to assassinate Heydrich - the Nazi ruler over Czechoslovakia parachute into the country from a bomber.
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After studying Heydrich’s non-changing daily routs Josef Gabcik, and Jan Kubis make the attack. Gabcik jumped in front of Heydrich’s car and tried to shoot him, but his gun jammed. Heydrich stands and tries to shoot Gabcik but is stopped short by Kubis throwing a bomb under the car that exploded throwing shrapnel into Heydrich and Kubis. Heydrich’s was mortally wounded and died three days later.
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To make an example of the town Heydrich was assassinated in the Nazis rounded up all the men totaling 172 and shot them along with 7 women. 184 other women were sent to concentration camps while the remaining 98 children were relocated. Then the SS proceeded to blow up and burn every standing building leaving the town a burning decimation.
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The Nazis given information from a defector tracked down Heydrich’s two assassins. The SS surrounded the church and opened fire killing Kubis, Gabcik and approximately 100 other members of the resistance were killed.
Of these the most influential is what is called "education." Religion plays a part, though a diminishing one; the press, the cinema, and the radio play an increasing part. What is essential in mass psychology is the art of persuasion. If you compare a speech of Hitler's with a speech of Edmund Burke, you will see what strides have been made in the art since the eighteenth century. What went wrong formerly was that people had read in books that man is a rational animal, and framed their arguments on this hypothesis. We now know that limelight and a brass band do more to persuade than can be done by the most elegant train of syllogisms. It may be hoped that in time anybody will be able to persuade anybody of anything if the can catch the patient young and is provided by the State with money and equipment.
-Bertrand Russell