By Scott Andrew Selby
As the Nazi conflict desktop prompted demise and destruction all through Europe, one guy within the homeland started his personal reign of terror.
this can be the real tale of the pursuit and trap of a serial killer within the center of the 3rd Reich.
For all appearances, Paul Ogorzow used to be a version German. An hired kin guy, celebration member, and sergeant within the notorious Brownshirts, he had labored his means up within the Berlin railroad from a handbook laborer laying song to assistant signalman. yet he additionally had a mystery have to harass and frighten girls. Then he used to be given a present from the Nazi excessive command.
because of Allied bombing raids, a complete blackout was once instituted all through Berlin, together with at the commuter trainstrains usually utilized by ladies driving domestic by myself from the factories.
below disguise of darkness and with a helpless flock of sufferers to choose between, Ogorzow’s depredations grew progressively more bad. He escalated from easily scary ladies to bodily attacking them, finally raping and murdering them. starting in September 1940, he all started casually tossing their our bodies off the relocating educate. even though the Nazi get together attempted to censor information of the assaults, the ladies of Berlin quickly lived in a kingdom of continuing fear.
It was once as much as Wilhelm Lüdtke, head of the Berlin police’s critical crimes department, to seek down the madman of their midst. For the 1st time, the gripping complete tale of Ogorzow’s killing spree and Lüdtke’s relentless pursuit is instructed in dramatic aspect.
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BELOW Popular entertainment helped maintain morale. Here RAF men are doing the "Lambeth Walk" with Lupino Lane and the cast of the hit musical Me and My Girl. 39 FRANCE P R E P A R E S France planned to fight a long war, with the Maginot Line safeguarding her from German attack while her war machine gradually built up speed. The French army was a mixture of ancient and modern, with infantry and artillery reminiscent of 1918 and, although it had some good tanks, too many of these were allocated to infantry support.
On July 3, after unsatisfac- chief of the RAF's Bomber Command, stood on the Air Ministry tory negotiations, a French squadron at anchor at Mers-el-Kebir roof with Sir Charles Portal, later chief of the air staff, and was bombarded by a British force under Admiral Somerville. The watched the city of London in flames. " 51 1940 NORWAY Neutral Norway attracted both Allies and Germans. The northern port of Narvik was the only all-weather outlet for Swedish iron ore, important to Germany, and deep-water channels along the coast, known as the Leads, formed a valuable link between Germany and the North Atlantic.
34 1939 RIGHT Hitler made several trips to the Polish front in September 1939. Here he receives the salute of General der Panzertruppen Heinz Guderian, one of the authors of the blitzkrieg that made German victory possible. BELOW The best of friends? Russian and German officers chat at Brest-Litovsk on September 18, 1939. The Russians show their rank on collar badges: the traditional epaulettes, hated symbol of the tsarist officer class, were to appear after the German invasion. The blackuniformed German is a panzer officer.