Eichmann was born on March 19, 1906 near Cologne, Germany, into a middle class Protestant family. In 1932 he joined the Austrian Nazi Party, became a member of the SS and in 1934 an SS corporal at Dachau concentration camp. He studied Jewish culture and became the acknowledged ‘Jewish specialist’. In 1938, Eichmann established a Central Office for Jewish Emigration. This office issued permits to Jews wanting to leave Austria and engaged in extorting wealth in return for safe passage. In 1939 Eichmann was appointed the head of Gestapo Section IV B 4 of the new Reich Main Security Office (RSHA)…
He was responsible for implementation of Nazi policy toward the Jews in Germany and all occupied territories (totalling 16 countries).
In 1942 Eichmann, Heydrich and 15 Nazi bureaucrats planned the extermination of the entire Jewish population of Europe and the Soviet Union, estimated at 11 million persons Eichmann’s sole purpose became issues related to the Final Solution. He coordinated the deportation of Jews from every corner of Europe to ghettos in Poland and to newly constructed gas chambers such as Sobibor, Chelmno, Treblinka and Auschwitz-Birkenau. Eichmann took a keen interest in Auschwitz. He helped H”oss select the site for the gas chambers, approved the use of Zyklon-B, and witnessed the extermination process.
All belongings were taken from Jews and processed, with the proceeds funnelled into secret Reichsbank accounts. In 1944 Eichmann reported to Himmler that approximately 4 million Jews had died in death camps and that 2 million had been killed by mobile units. Following the surrender of Nazi Germany in May 1945, he was arrested and confined to an American internment camp but escaped because his name was not yet well known. In 1950, with the help of the SS underground, he fled to Argentina and lived under the name of Ricardo Klemens for ten years until Israeli Mossad agents abducted him on May 11, 1960.
The Nazis anathematize the Jews. From a long time ago the Jews were not liked by the people of Europe and in the reign of the Nazis this became much worse. The Nazis officials were given strict orders to exterminate as many Jews as possible. The Nazis wanted to remove the whole of Jewish community. They wanted to eradicate every single Jew in the whole world. The Jews had to face a really hard ...
Eichmann went on trial in Jerusalem for crimes against the Jewish people, crimes against humanity and war crimes. During the four months of the trial over 100 witnesses testified against him. Eichmann took the stand and used the defence that he was just obeying orders. He was found guilty on all counts, sentenced to death and hanged at Ram leh Prison, May 31, 1962.
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