" A loser by any account, he was unable to explain the empty envelope addressed to the Führer, or for that matter the still loaded Schmeisser in his pocket. He had hoped to get close enough to Hitler with the one, he confessed, and to shoot him with the other, ‘as a danger to Roman Catholicism.’ Hitler brooded later about ‘these fanatics who have been groomed for their actions by dastardly priests.’ The guillotine at Plötzensee put an end to Bavaud and his story on May 14, 1941. " p.435 himmler

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