Nothing that happened last week could prevent the spreading of cold rage through an already frigid spike of a man—Reinhard Heydrich, Adolf Hitler's chief executioner. For, clearly, the thousands of tired bodies he had rushed to the rope or the firing squad had not cowed Europe's revolt against Hitler's New Order:

Chetnik guerrillas and Serbian regulars, united under Serbian General Draja Mikhailovitch, were reported standing off as many as seven German divisions in the mountains south and west of Belgrade.

> In Paris, where the shooting of a German medical officer had brought threats of reprisals if the responsible man was...

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