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A Serial Killer in Nazi Berlin: The Chilling True Story of the S-Bahn Murdererby Scott Andrew Selby
Synopses & Reviews
For all appearances, Paul Ogorzow was a model German. An employed family man, party member, and sergeant in the infamous Brownshirts, he had worked his way up in the Berlin railroad from a manual laborer laying track to auxiliary signalman. But he also had a secretand#160;.and#160;.and#160;.
Due to Allied bombing raids, the Nazi high command instituted a total blackout throughout Berlin, including on commuter trains. Under cover of darkness and with a flock of helpless victims,and#160;Ogorzow escalated fromand#160;simply frightening women to physically attacking them, eventually raping and murdering them, and even casually tossing their bodies off the moving trains. Though the Nazi party tried to censor news of the attacks, the women of Berlin soon lived in a state of constant fear.
It was up to Wilhelm Land#252;dtke, head of the Berlin policeand#8217;s serious crimes division, to hunt down the madman in their midst. For the first time, the gripping full story of Ogorzowand#8217;s killing spree and Land#252;dtkeand#8217;s relentless pursuit is told in dramatic detail.
About the Author
Scott Andrew Selby is the author of The Axmann Conspiracy: The Nazi Plan for a Fourth Reich and How the U.S. Army Defeated It, and coauthor of Flawless: Inside the Largest Diamond Heist in History. He has a law degree from Harvard Law School and a masterand#8217;s degree in Human Rights and Intellectual Property from the Raoul Wallenberg Institute at Swedenand#8217;s Lund University, as well as a BA in Interdisciplinary Studies/Theories of American Culture from UC Berkeley.
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