Adolf Eichmann

Adolf Eichmann

German-Austrian SS officer and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust (1906–1962)
Otto Adolf Eichmann was a German-Austrian SS-Obersturmbannführer and one of the major organisers of the Holocaust – the so-called "Final Solution to the Jewish Question" in Nazi terminology.Wikipedia
BornMarch 19, 1906
HometownSolingen, Germany
Height5'9" (1.76m)
SpouseVeronika Liebl (m 1935 - 1962)
ChildrenRicardo Eichmann , Klaus , Horst Adolf , Dieter Helmut
ParentsAdolf Karl Eichmann , Maria

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Gabriel Bach, trial prosecutor of notorious Nazi Adolf Eichmann, dies aged 94

  • Gabriel Bach, a prosecutor in the 1961 trial of infamous Nazi Adolf Eichmann has died aged 94, the Israel Judiciary Authority has announced. During the high-profile trial of Eichmann in Jerusalem, Mr Bach served as a state's attorney, working on evidence-gathering in the case under lead prosecutor Gideon Hausner. Eichmann, one of Nazi Germany's main organisers of the Holocaust, was captured by Israeli Mossad (secret service) agents outside Buenos Aires, Argentina, in 1960.


Israel releases Eichmann plea letter on Holocaust Memorial Day

Israel made public on Wednesday a decades-old handwritten plea from Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann for clemency for his role in the Holocaust, dated just two days before he was executed.
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