Adolf Eichmann

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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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It told the story of a prominent writer, philosopher, and thinker who covered the trial of Nazi Adolph Eichmann in Israel in 1961 for The New Yorker.
Jewish philosopher Abraham Joshua Heschel's involvement in the civil rights movement becomes an example of Judaism's call, and power, to encourage positive social change, whereas an iconic photograph of Adolph Eichmann, one of the architects of the Holocaust, introduces a discussion of the shortcomings of insularity, particularly in relation to ethics.
Emails purportedly leaked from the intelligence analysis firm Stratfor make mention of a Nazi lieutenant and a major figure of World War II, Adolph Eichmann.
But the "final solution's" orchestrator in Budapest, Lieutenant Colonel Adolph Eichmann, was too impatient and sought to keep the trains flowing to Auschwitz.
One of the leaders of Budapest's Vaadat Ezra V'Hatzalah (Aid and Rescue Council), Rudolph Kastner, had brokered a deal with top Nazi official Adolph Eichmann to let 1,600 passengers leave the country by train in exchange for a large sum of money, plus gold and diamonds.
The film's makers have inaccurately imagined character as egregiously as Hannah Arendt did in asserting that Adolph Eichmann at his trial was the embodiment of the "banality of evil" because he seemed an average person, evidencing neither hatred nor guilt.
Some like Adolph Eichmann, who ran the concentration camps, fled to sympathetic regimes in Latin America.
* Newly released documents purport to show that West Germany knew of Adolph Eichmann's whereabouts eight years before Israeli agents tracked him down and captured him in Argentina.
Probably most famous for her searing comments in a report on nazi war criminal Adolph Eichmann and the banality of evil, she was also one of the most influential thinkers of the twentieth century about totalitarian political and social systems, responses to totalitarianism, and the trajectory of human rights in democratic states.
Central to Burg's book is his discussion of the trial of Adolph Eichmann, the Nazi war criminal who was arrested in Argentina in 1960 and subsequently tried in Jerusalem as one of the chief architects of the "Final Solution".
Asked to recall some of the more notorious evil-doers from the Second World War, many people would likely think of Adolph Eichmann. Even today, he evokes an unforgettable image of a brutal leader and one of the top Nazi officials at the center of the genocide surrounding the Holocaust's "Final Solution" in Europe.
She also says that documents substantiate that the CIA knew the pseudonym and location of the famously malignant Holocaust manager Adolph Eichmann as early as 1958, but did not provide the information to Israel, which had been seeking him since shortly after the war.
While the author devotes space to scores of these murderers, he zeroes in especially on the escape modes used by Erich Priebke, Josef Schwammberger, Josef Mengele, and Adolph Eichmann.
IN HER 1964 BOOK Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil, Hannah Arendt attributed Adolph Eichmann's participation in Nazism not so much to any malevolent intent as to his very ordinary refusal to think--that is, his failure to reflect on the meaning of surrounding phenomena and to reexamine his life and beliefs accordingly.
DECEMBER 15 Adolph Eichmann is sentenced to die for his part in the Jewish Holocaust