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  Adolf Eichmann - Picture - MSN Encarta
Adolf Eichmann was entrusted by the leaders of Nazi Germany with responsibility for carrying out and coordinating the “final solution”—the murder of almost 6 million Jews during World War II (1939-1945).
In 1944 Eichmann was dispatched to Hungary to supervise the destruction of the Hungarian Jews.
Eichmann vanished after the war, but in 1960 Israeli agents found him in Argentina, abducted him, and took him to Israel.
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 Adolf Eichmann
Eichmann's acquired expertise in "forced emigration"--in less than eighteen months approximately 150,000 Jews left Austria--and extortion was to prove an ideal training-ground for his later efficiency in "forced evacuation," i.e., the registering, assembly and deportation of Jews to extermination centres in the East.
For the next six years Eichmann's office was the headquarters for the implementation of the 'Final Solution'; though it was not until the summer of 1941 that his 'resettlement' department began the task of creating death camps, developing gassing techniques and organizing the system of convoys that were to take European Jewry to their deaths.
Though arrested at the end of the war, Eichmann's name was not yet widely known and he was able to escape from an American internment camp in 1946 and flee to Argentina.
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 Jewish Law - Commentary/Opinion - What to Do with Adolf Eichmann's Memiors?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
In Austria and Czechoslovakia, Eichmann was the one primarily responsible for Jewish destruction.
It was Eichmann who organized the Wannsee Conference of January 1942, which focused on issues related to the "final solution of the Jewish question." From this point Eichmann assumed the leading role in the deportation of European Jews to the death camps, as well as in the plunder of their property.
Adolf, son of Addfkarl Eichmann, he was found guilty in December 1961 and, after his appeal to the Supreme Court was rejected, was hanged in a Ramle prison in May 31, 1962.
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 ::Adolf Eichmann::   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Adolf Eichmann is labeled as the man who masterminded the actual organisation of the Holocaust.
Adolf Eichmann was a SS officer who planned with meticulous detail the sending of Jews and other groups to death camps such as Auschwitz-Birkenau, Treblinka and Sobibor.
Adolf Eichmann was born on March 19th, 1906 in Solingen.
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 Adolf Eichmann
In December 1939 Eichmann was transferred to Amt IV dealing with Jewish affairs and evacuation, and for the next six years Eichmann's office was the headquarter for the implementation of the Final Solution - his assignment was to murder all the Jews in Europe.
Eichmann oversaw the deportation to the concentration camps and his efficient organization rounded up and transported millions to their deaths at infamous camps such as Auschwitz, Chelmno, Treblinka, Sobibor and Belzec.
Adolf Eichmann was executed in The Ramleh prison.
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 Adolf Eichmann - Article from FactBug.org - the fast Wikipedia mirror site
Adolf Eichmann (March 19, 1906 – June 1, 1962) was a high-ranking official in Nazi Germany and served as an Obersturmbannführer in the S.S. He was largely responsible for the logistics of the extermination of millions of people during the Holocaust, in particular Jews, which was called the "final solution" (Endlösung).
Eichmann's transfer was granted in November of 1934, as he was promoted to the rank of Oberscharführer and assigned to the headquarters of the Sicherheitsdienst (SD) in Berlin.
Eichmann's office was expanded in late 1939 to cover the entirety of the German Reich, and Eichmann was transferred from the SD to the Gestapo in 1940.
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 Adolf Eichmann
It was Eichmann's responsibility to solve the endless logistical problems involved in transporting Jews to the death camps.
At one point, Eichmann had the balls to claim that the forced emigration of the Jewish people was consistent with the aims of Zionism, making him a friend to Zionists.
Eichmann's sole defense was claiming that he had been a petty government functionary, merely following the orders of superiors.
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 Penguin Reading Guides | Eichmann in Jerusalem | Hannah Arendt
Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi lieutenant colonel responsible for transporting countless Jews to concentration camps and, in most cases, to their deaths, escaped Germany after World War II and made his way to Argentina, where he lived under a false name until 1960.
Eichmann told the court that he saw himself as a friend of the Jews, helping them leave a culture for which they were unsuited and move on to better lives elsewhere.
Eichmann claimed that as his job shifted from forcing Jews from their homes to arranging for them to be killed, he was troubled by the new policy but felt duty-bound to obey his superiors.
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 Adolf Eichmann
Adolf Eichmann was born in Solingen on 19 March 1906.
After the war, Adolf Eichmann escaped capture and the stage was set for one of the greatest manhunts in history.
May 23, Ben Gurion, the Prime Minister announced to a startled Knesset that Adolf Eichmann, the SS officer who master-minded Hitler's extermination of six million Jews,was in Israeli hands and was to be put on trial for his life.
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 BBC News | EUROPE | Adolf Eichmann: Architect of evil
Yet, when we examine the life of Adolf Eichmann, the SS officer who oversaw the logistics of the Holocaust, and whose prison memoirs are finally to be made public, we see a glimpse of the darkness at the soul of a man.
Eichmann learned Hebrew, visited pre-war Palestine and, after Nazi Germany annexed Austria in 1938, he was involved in organising the deportation of the Jews from Germany.
Adolf Eichmann's tragedy lies not in that he willed himself to do evil but that, because of his unquestioning loyalty to the state, he was unable to think for himself, to comprehend the magnitude of his crimes.
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 The American Experience | America and the Holocaust | People & Events | Adolf Eichmann (1906 -1962)
Eichmann was born on March 19, 1906, in the Rhineland, the son of an accountant.
Eichmann offered an alternative: "emigration." He set up the Central Office of Jewish Emigration and devised an assembly-line process lasting less than an hour, during which Jews were rapidly granted all the documentation they needed to emigrate; stripped of all their belongings and their citizenship; and then assigned exit visas that expired 24 hours later.
Eichmann allegedly described the assignment as "a fantastic opportunity," one in which he could set new records for the speed of the annihilation process.
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 Guardian Unlimited Books | Review | Review: Eichmann by David Cesarani
Eichmann, diligent worker and dutiful son, grew up in a milieu where dislike of Jews was unremarkable; where little animosity was displayed towards individual Jews but "Jewry" was viewed as an alien body in the German national organism.
Eichmann first showed his teeth in 1938 in Austria, speeding up Jewish emigration and devising a funding mechanism whereby the wealthy paid for the emigration of the poor, a blatant scam that made sense only in the context of discrimination and terror.
Eichmann, by contrast, was on the verge of squalor.
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 Adolf Eichmann
Adolf Eichmann was born in Solingen, Germany on 19th March, 1906.
In 1944 Eichmann told Heinrich Himmler that about six million Jews had been disposed of, four million of these having died of "natural causes" in the camps and another two million being killed in the gas chambers.
Adolf Eichmann was found guilty of "crimes against the Jewish people, crimes against humanity, and war crimes" and was executed on 31st May, 1962.
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 Adolf Eichmann - Biography
Eichmann then became a member of the SS and in 1934 served as an SS corporal at Dachau concentration camp.
Eichmann was then assigned to investigate possible "solutions to the Jewish question." He visited Palestine in 1937 to discuss the possibility of large scale immigration of Jews to the Middle East with Arab leaders.
Eichmann thus became one of the most powerful men in the Third Reich and would remain head of IV for the remainder of the Reich.
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 Eichmann, Adolf - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Eichmann promoted the use of gas chambers for the mass extermination of Jews in concentration camps, and he oversaw the maltreatment, deportation, and murder of millions of Jews in World War II.
Adolf EICHMANN in his bulletproof booth, during his trial in Jerusalem.1961.
Adolf EICHMANN in his bulletproof booth, during his trial in Jerusalem.1961 (PAR112266)
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 Karl Adolf Eichmann Biography | World of Criminal Justice
By the time Eichmann was named head of the Office for Jewish Emigration in March of 1938, he was clearly among the group of individuals who did know, and he accepted his new responsibilities with no apparent pangs of conscience.
Eichmann got better treatment at the hands of the Israelis than the Jews he sent to death got from him or his fellow officers.
Eichmann mounted the gallows in Tel Aviv and was hanged in May 31, 1962.
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 Shofar FTP Archives: people/e/eichmann.adolf/eichmann.002
EICHMANN: I first went to the Reich Office for Emigration at the Ministry of the Interior and made inquiries about the geographical, climatic, geological, and other conditions.
EICHMANN: Well, it certainly never went beyond the theoretical stage, because no one knew whether or not there would be room for four million Jews on Madagascar.
EICHMANN: To a considerable degree - mainly at first with regard to the Jews located in Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia.
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 The CIA Names File on Adolf Eichmann
Eichmann was captured at the end of World War II by allied forces, but managed to escape the internment camp where he was confined in 1946.
The CIA file on Eichmann includes a number of revelations, including the lack of American intelligence on Eichmann's whereabouts before his capture, as well as a lack of intelligence on the Israeli operation to find and bring him to justice.
Bolschwing "had been Eichmann's tutor on Zionism and the politics of Zionism in the mid-1930s and then his ally in persecuting the Jews of Austria." (Note 2) After the war, Bolschwing served as an asset first for the Gehlen organization, and was then recruited directly by the CIA for work in Austria.
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 Adolf Eichmann
Eichmann further garbled his words by a fondness for endlessly complicated sentences, in which he himself occasionally became lost.
Eichmann: I must presuppose they knew, because the war against Russia was half a year old at the time of the Wannsee-Konferenz; and, as we ourselves have seen from the documents here, the Einsatz groups were already at work in these areas.
Eichmann: Ich muß das als bekannt voraussetzen, deshalb, weil der Krieg gegen Rußland um jene Zeit der Wannsee-Konferenz doch schon ein halbes Jahr lang dauerte und, wie wir selbst hier aus den Dokumenten gesehen haben, die Einsatzgruppen in diesen Gebieten walteten.
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 Adolf Eichmann
Eichmann was sentenced to death and executed in Ramleh Prison on May 31, 1962.
While living in Argentina in 1960, Nazi leader Adolf Eichmann was kidnapped and smuggled to Israel where he was put on trial for crimes against humanity.
The kidnapping of Nazi criminal Adolf Eichmann by the Israeli Mossad was one of it's most known coups of the 1960's.
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 adolf eichmann biography (1906-1962) | ss-obersturmbannfuehrer
SS-Obersturmbannfuehrer Karl Adolf Eichmann (1906-1962) was head of the Department for Jewish Affairs in the Gestapo from 1941 to 1945 and was chief of operations in the deportation of three million Jews to extermination camps.
By 1935 Eichmann was already working in the Jewish section, where he was investigating possible "solutions to the Jewish question." He was even sent to Palestine to discuss the viability of large scale immigration to the Middle East with Arab leaders.
In 1939 Eichmann returned to Berlin, where he assumed the directorship of Section IV B4, Jewish affairs and evacuation, in the Reich Security Main Office.
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 The Trial of Adolf Eichmann
Eichmann, the head of the Gestapo's Jewish Affairs unit, had implemented Nazi policies on Jewish emigration and deportation.
In the Eichmann trial, then, we confront a case in which what was legal on the one hand and what was just on the other appeared very much at odds.
The prosecution's case sought to depict Eichmann as a monster, a brilliant and demonic mastermind responsible for the deaths of millions of Jews.
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 Eichmann Biography
Eichmann's acquired expertise in 'forced emigration' - in less than eighteen months approximately 150,000 Jews left Austria - and extortion was to prove an ideal training-ground for his later efficiency in 'forced evacuation', i.e.
The Wannsee Conference of 20 January 1942 consolidated Eichmann's position as the 'Jewish specialist' of the RSHA and Heydrich now formally entrusted him with implementing the 'Final Solution'.
In this task Eichmann proved to be a model of bureaucratic industriousness and icy determination even though he had never been a fanatical anti-semite and always claimed that 'personally' he had nothing against Jews.
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 Adolf Eichmann - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Otto Adolf Eichmann (known as Adolf Eichmann; March 19, 1906 – May 31, 1962) was a high-ranking Nazi and SS Obersturmbannführer (Lt. Colonel).
Born in Solingen, Germany, Adolf Eichmann was the son of a businessman and industrialist, Karl Adolf Eichmann.
Eichmann was hanged a few minutes after midnight on June 1, 1962, at Ramla prison, and remains the only civil execution ever carried out in Israel.
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 Shofar FTP Archives: people/e/eichmann.adolf/eichmann.003
EICHMANN: Strictly speaking, none, Herr Hauptmann, only when the man in charge of these things at Administration and Supply Headquarters, usually a certain Liebehenschel, was consulted about the destination of the shipments from one place or another ordered by the Reichsfu"hrer.
EICHMANN: There again, Herr Hauptmann, it was always the evacuating authority.
EICHMANN: Herr Hauptmann, I've read, and Ho"ss is supposed to have said, that he killed four million Jews.
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 The Hunt for Adolf Eichmann - The Crime library
As the person in charge of the Jewish "problem" in the conquered territories, Adolf Eichmann faced many challenges.  Deporting millions of people against their will to other countries was not easy.
Eichmann soon turned his talents to improve the killing efficiency of the Nazi camps.
On the sixth day, all the parents were removed and shipped away on Eichmann's trains.  A few days later, Eichmann ordered the 4,051 children into boxcars and sent them to the gas chambers at Auschwitz.  But in his mind, Eichmann bore no responsibility for their murders.
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