GERMANY: Not Good Enough

The Nazis could not do enough for Hangman Reinhard Heydrich. His bomb-gutted body was borne through torchlit streets; it lay in state in gabled Prague Castle. Four Black Shirts stood as a guard of honor at each of the four corners of a coffin scarred by a huge swastika. In courtyards and alleyways the volleys of retributory gunfire were like the spitting of angry cats. At each spatter another Czech fell. In ten days the Germans admitted 216 Czechs shot. But that was not good enough.

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