The History Place - Biographies of Nazi Leaders

Karl Adolf Eichmann (1906-1962) headed Gestapo Department IV B4 for Jewish Affairs, serving as a self proclaimed 'Jewish specialist' and was the man responsible for keeping the trains rolling from all over Europe to death camps during the Final Solution.
Rudolf Hess (1894-1987) was Deputy Führer and considered the number three man in Hitler's Germany after Göring. Best known for his surprise flight to Scotland on May 10, 1941 in which he intended to negotiate peace with the British, but which resulted in his capture and long term imprisonment.
Reinhard Heydrich (1904-1942) was second in importance to Heinrich Himmler in the Nazi SS organization. Nicknamed "The Blond Beast" by the Nazis, and "Hangman Heydrich" by others, Heydrich was a cold, calculating manipulator without human compassion who was the leading planner of Hitler's Final Solution.
Related Topic: The History Place three-part narrative history of Adolf Hitler (62 chapters)
I. The Rise of Hitler - from unknown to dictator of Germany.
II. The Triumph of Hitler - the prewar years of Nazi Germany.
III. The Defeat of Hitler - the quest for a Nazi empire.
See also:
The History Place - History of the Hitler Youth
The History Place - Timeline of World War II in Europe
The History Place - Holocaust Timeline

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