Kurt Daluege

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My chief qualification for the job is that I have been in almost every cell in the Moabit Prison in Berlin.

Kurt Max Franz Daluege (September 15, 1897October 24, 1946) was chief of the national uniformed Ordnungspolizei (Order Police) of Nazi Germany. Following Reinhard Heydrich's assassination in 1942, he served as Deputy Protector for the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia. Daluege directed the German measures of retribution for the assassination, including the Lidice massacre. After the end of World War II, he was extradited to Czechoslovakia, tried, convicted and executed in 1946.

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  • My chief qualification for the job is that I have been in almost every cell in the Moabit Prison in Berlin.
    • After receiving a promotion. Quoted in "The Pursuit of Crime" - Page 129 - by Ronald Howe - Police - 1961.

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