What is Eichmann?

  • (noun): Austrian who became the Nazi official who administered the concentration camps where millions of Jews were murdered during World War II (1906-1962).
    Synonyms: Adolf Eichmann, Karl Adolf Eichmann

Some articles on eichmann, eichmanns:

Adolf Eichmann - Trial
... Eichmann's trial in Jerusalem before the Jerusalem District Court began on April 11, 1961 ... Eichmann sat inside a bulletproof glass booth to protect him from victims' families ... although the plot of the drama has nothing to do with the actual events of the Eichmann trial ...
Avner W. Less - Career
... When former German SS officer Adolf Eichmann was captured by Mossad agents in Argentina and brought to Israel to stand trial, Less served as Eichmann's interrogator ... Extracts from the interrogation of Eichmann by Less have been published in the 1983 book Eichmann Interrogated ...
Little Eichmanns
... Little Eichmanns" is a phrase used to describe persons who participate in society in a way that, while on an individual scale may seem relatively innocuous even to themselves, taken collectively ... The use of "Eichmann" as an archetype stems from Hannah Arendt's notion of the banality of evil ... Arendt wrote in her 1963 book Eichmann in Jerusalem A Report on The Banality of Evil that aside from a desire for improving his career, Eichmann showed no trace ...
Arieh Levavi - Ambassador To Argentina
... He served as the ambassador during the capture of Adolf Eichmann (on 11 May 1960) ... an unequivocal statement from the Ambassador Levavi as to whether Eichmann had been arrested in Argentina ... Levavi replied that he did not know the country in which Eichmann had been arrested, nor did he know whether Israeli citizens had been responsible for his capture ...
Adolf Eichmann - Trial - Appeal and Requests For Clemency
... Eichmann appealed the verdict, mostly relying on legal arguments about Israel's jurisdiction and the legality of the laws under which he was charged ... appeal again claiming that he was only "following orders", the court stated that, "Eichmann received no superior orders at all ... the unquenchable blood thirst of the appellant and his associates." On that day, Eichmann petitioned Israeli President Yitzhak Ben-Zvi for clemency (maintaining ...