“I know this is a disappointment to you, but you mustn’t take it personally there is clearly no fault on your part.”
His commanding officer words were of little comfort, “But how is this even possible?” the Captain asked.
“I blame the Gestapo. They have always been more arrogant than competent” The officer replied “I can’t see why they didn’t just interrogate those men where they were instead of having them transferred out of Klink’s custody. He’s never had an escape you know.”
As Dietrich absorbed the waste of his efforts his mind’s eye saw a mighty laugh released.