Eichmann Trial
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The trial of Adolf Eichmann took place from April 11 through December 15 in Jerusalem in 1961. Eichmann, an SS-Obersturmbannführer and former leader of the  “Judenreferat” in the Reich Security Head Office (RSHA), was responsible for the deportations of hundreds and thousands of Jews to concentration and annihilation camps during the Second World War. The trial is among …

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Gross, Raphael, “Eichmann Trial”, in: Encyclopedia of Jewish History and Culture Online, Original German Language Edition: Enzyklopädie Jüdischer Geschichte und Kultur. Im Auftrag der Sächsischen Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig herausgegeben von Dan Diner. © J.B. Metzler, Stuttgart/Springer-Verlag GmbH Deutschland 2011–2017.. Consulted online on 22 June 2018 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2468-8894_ejhc_COM_0194>
First published online: 2017
First print edition: 20180401



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