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By Scott Andrew Selby

As the Nazi struggle desktop prompted loss of life and destruction all through Europe, one guy within the place of origin all started his personal reign of terror.

this is often the genuine tale of the pursuit and trap of a serial killer within the center of the 3rd Reich.

For all appearances, Paul Ogorzow was once a version German. An hired kin guy, get together member, and sergeant within the notorious Brownshirts, he had labored his method up within the Berlin railroad from a guide laborer laying song to assistant signalman. yet he additionally had a mystery have to harass and frighten girls. Then he was once given a present from the Nazi excessive command.

as a result of Allied bombing raids, a complete blackout used to be instituted all through Berlin, together with at the commuter trains—trains usually utilized by ladies driving domestic by myself from the factories.

below hide of darkness and with a helpless flock of sufferers to select from, Ogorzow’s depredations grew an increasing number of bad. He escalated from easily scary girls to bodily attacking them, finally raping and murdering them. starting in September 1940, he begun casually tossing their our bodies off the relocating teach. notwithstanding the Nazi social gathering attempted to censor information of the assaults, the ladies of Berlin quickly lived in a kingdom of continuous fear.

It used to be as much as Wilhelm Lüdtke, head of the Berlin police’s severe 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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SS-Corporal Wolfgang Dombrowski, now part of the Engineer 'Kampfgruppe Moeller' another Hohenstaufen 'Alarmeinheit', was more philosophical but in a practical sense: 'We believed the war was probably over. But you must realise that we lower ranks were only 18 to 19 years old. Our officers were 24 to 29. Still youngsters! Life's deeper issues did not concern us too much. ' 10 The catastrophic reverses experienced by the Wehrmacht, both in the east and west in the summer of 1944 served to emphasise the main factor holding it together until the end: an increasing awareness that the Homeland was now in danger.

An attack was not expected. Alfred Ziegler, a young despatch rider serving in the 9SS anti-tank battalion Panzerjäger 9', liked Arnhem. After the carnage of Normandy, 'Arnhem and Oosterbeek were amazing sights'. After his experiences, tranquil surroundings were the exception rather than the rule. 'I was astonished to see such a beautiful town and village. So different from my home surroundings. There were wealthylooking homes with gardens and houses neatly laid out. Even its little tracks were cobbled or tarmaced.

2 In Arnhem Wolfgang Dombrowski, the SS Engineer Corporal in Moeller's battalion, was enjoying 'a wonderful day'. He had heard the bombing in the morning and thought Deelen airfield had been attacked. Even so: 'Nobody had thought something might come at us from the air. From the ground maybe, but not from the air. ' The pattern established in Normandy had been initial ground contacts followed by a timely withdrawal to avoid the inevitable massive bombing carpet. There was a gigantic column of smoke over Arnhem, but so what?

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