Adolf Eichmann

  • אדולף אוטו אייכמן
  • Adolf Otto Eichmann
Identifier
000564
Dates
1906-1962
Type of Entity
Person

History

German SS officer in charge of “Jewish affairs” at the Security Service from 1935. From 1941 he was the head of the Jewish Affairs Department of the Reich Security Main Office and he was in charge of deportations from various European destinations to ghettos and death camps. In March 1944 he arrived in Budapest with his special unit and they arranged the ghettoization and deportation of the Hungarian Jews. After the war he fled to Argentina. Israeli agents abducted him in 1960 and took him to Jerusalem, where he was tried and he was executed in 1962.

Related Items