“Hello” Adolf Eichmann – Born 19 March 1906

Otto Adolf Eichmann (19 March 1906 – 31 May 1962) was a German Nazi SS-Obersturmbannführer(lieutenant colonel) and one of the major organizers of the Holocaust.  Eichmann was ordered by SS-Obergruppenführer Reinhard Heydrich tomanage the logistics of mass deportation of Jews to ghettos and extermination camps in German-occupied Eastern Europe.

After World War II, he fled to Argentina using a fraudulently obtained papers issued by the International Red Cross. He lived in Argentina under the name Ricardo Klement, having a  succession of different jobs until 1960. He was captured by Mossad operatives in Argentina on May 11 1960 and taken to Israel to face trial in an Israeli court on 15 criminal charges, including crimes against humanity and war crimes. He was found guilty and executed by hanging in 1962.



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