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Video footage: CIRCA 1960s - 1961-1963 Universal Newsreels reports on the trial of Adolf Eichmann for war crimes, held in Jerusalem
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Definition of the noun adolf eichmann

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  1. Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)


Who is Adolf Eichmann?

Adolf Eichmann: Otto Adolf Eichmann was a German Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer and one of the major organisers of the Holocaust. Eichmann was charged by SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich with facilitating and managing the logistics of mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and extermination camps in German-occupied Eastern Europe during World War II. In 1960, he was captured in Argentina by the Mossad, Israel's intelligence service. Following a widely publicised trial in Israel, he was found guilty of war crimes and hanged in 1962.


Adolf Eichmann is a fictional character from the 2012 film Confessions Of A Self-hating Jew.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of War Crimes and Genocide (2009)

by Leslie Alan Horvitz, Christopher Catherwood

Nazi mass murderer Karl Adolf Eichmann, chief of the Jewish Office of the GESTAPO Department IV for Jewish Affairs, is widely considered to be the architect of the FINAL SOLUTION —the Nazi program to ...

Google previewParry and Grant Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (2009)

by John P Grant, J.Craig Barker

Eichmann Incident, Case On 10 May 1960, a group of Israeli citizens seized Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires and, some days later, took him by air to Israel ...

Google previewThe Holocaust Encyclopedia (2001)

by Baumel Judith Tydor Laqueur Walter, Walter Laqueur, Judith Tydor Baumel

Although Adolf Eichmann had been apprehended by the Israeli security services and brought to Israel days before the Knesset announcement, Ben-Gurion had had to verify the prisoner's identity before releasing the information to the ...

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Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's need to think. (Adolf Eichmann)
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