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 (īk′mən, īKH′-, īKH-män′), Adolf 1906-1962.
German Nazi official who as head of the Gestapo's Jewish section (1939-1945) was chiefly responsible for the murder of millions of Jews during World War II. After the war he fled to South America, was captured by the Israeli secret service (1960), and was tried and executed in Israel.

Eichmann

(German ˈaiçman)
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(Biography) Karl Adolf (ˈaːdɔlf). 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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Noun1.Eichmann - Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)Eichmann - Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962)
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120) See 2 MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, supra note 93, at 731-33 (introducing the affidavit to the court); 9 MINISTRY OF JUSTICE, STATE OF ISRAEL, THE TRIAL OF ADOLF EICHMANN (1992) (affidavit of Hans Juttner at Nuremberg, dated May 3, 1948, introduced in the Eichmann Trial as B 06-1287, exhibit T/692).
Argentina's Jewish community gave Israel's spy agency all the cars and some of the safe houses used to abduct the Nazi murderer Adolf Eichmann, a Mossad agent revealed.
The international Red Cross and the Vatican conspired to aid thousands of Nazi war criminals and collaborators, including German SS officers Adolf Eichmann and Josef Mengele.
Mengele was in Buenos Aires, Argentina, when Mossad snatched Adolf Eichmann, the architect of the Final Solution, but agents did not want to risk a second abduction.
Eichmann is in 1960 onderskep deur Israel se spioenagentskap Mossad in Argentinie en daarna verhoor in Jerusalem.
Israel on Wednesday made public a handwritten request for clemency by the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, in which the key architect of the Holocaust protested his innocence over the mass killing of Jews.
Israel made public on Wednesday a handwritten request for clemency by Adolf Eichmann, an architect of the Nazi Holocaust, who was executed by Israel in 1962 following a war crimes trial.
The lasting influence of Arendt's journalistic depiction of Eichmann as a technocratic bureaucrat who presented himself at the trial as a self-effacing servant of the German state dutifully following orders has endured, even though this misrepresents the fullness of her understanding of both totalitarianism and of Eichmann's role as a faithful "joiner" of the Nazi cause (Berkowitz 2013).
After his abduction by Mossad agents from Argentina to Israel and subsequent trial and execution in 1960-62, the figure of Adolf Eichmann became emblematic for a particular understanding of main aspects of the Nazi genocide of the Jews.
Bettina Stangneth, Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer, R.
They included Adolf Eichmann, one of the architects of the Holocaust, who was captured by Israeli agents in Buenos Aires in 1960.
The Eichmann Show (Tuesday, BBC2) was the true life story of a producer Milton Fruchtman (Martin Freeman) and formerly blacklisted TV director Leo Hurwitz (Anthony LaPaglia) who overcame politics, practical obstacles, death threats and initial indifference as they brought the 1961 trial of notorious Nazi Adolf Eichmann to telly screens.