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Eichmann

Karl Adolf . 1902--62, Austrian Nazi official, who took a leading role in organizing the extermination of the European Jews. He escaped to Argentina after World War II, but was captured and executed in Israel as a war criminal
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In 1960, Israeli agents abducted Eichmann and brought him to stand trial in their country for crimes against humanity.
The findings of Israeli historians add a new dimension to our knowledge of the political background of the Eichmann trial.
Foremost among the larger issues at stake in the Eichmann trial was the assumption current in all modern legal systems that the intent to do wrong is necessary for the commission of a crime.
Arendt returns to the Eichmann trial in her last and unfinished work, The Life of the Mind.
Eichmann never rose to high levels in the Nazi military hierarchy and was serving only as the equivalent of a lieutenant colonel when the war concluded.
David Cesarani's biography of Eichmann carefully details the Nazi's moral disintegration in the face of a debased ideology and a morally corrupt bureaucracy.
Eichmann admitted in a Jerusalem courtroom in 1961 that more than fifteen years earlier he said publicly that he would "gladly and happily jump into the pit with the knowledge that also with me are five million enemies of the Reich.
IT wasn't easy to watch and it shouldn't have been easy to watch, but The Eichmann Show (BBC2, Tuesday) was a brilliant and brilliantly-judged drama.
AS ONE of the men responsible for the extermination of six million Jews during the Holocaust, the trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann genuinely was the trial of the 20th century.
THE EICHMANN SHOW BBC2, 9pm 2014 was the year Martin Freeman became officially ubiquitous, starring in the final Hobbit movie, the third series of Sherlock and the acclaimed TV drama Fargo.
THE EICHMANN SHOW (9pm BBC2) AS ONE of the men responsible for the extermination of six million Jews during the Holocaust, the trial of Nazi Adolf Eichmann genuinely was the trial of the 20th century.
THE EICHMANN SHOW BBC2, 9pm Martin Freeman takes a leading role in this timely drama, which is showing to mark the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz.