It was like appointing case officer Himmler to control an agent called Cohen.
The director of the Gestapo answered only to Heinrich Himmler, and Himmler, only to the Fuhrer himself.
Himmler, for example, wanted to drop the imperfect British pounds on the United Kingdom by airplane.
He said, "After all, I came to the conclusion that Himmler wasn't a bad boy at all."
And he told the story of the Vlassov army but, in between, he injected a lot of praise for such people like Himmler.