Adolf Eichmann With Books - BE053015 - Rights Managed - Stock Photo - Corbis. Original caption:4/1961- Jerusalem, Israel- Adolf Eichmann, close-ups in Teggart Fortress prior to his removal to Jerusalem Court House.
Most of the Hatvany Collection, between 250 and 500 pieces, was looted on the orders of Holocaust organizer Adolf Eichmann, who was in Hungary in 1944 and instituted a policy of arresting Jews and then releasing them in exchange for property. He also shipped 400,000 of them to Auschwitz, where they were gassed almost upon arrival.
Expedition seeks to unearth £500m worth of masterpieces buried by Nazi looters in mine
Adolf Eichmann, the primary administrative force behind the Final Solution, during his first day on trial in Jerusalem, Israel for war crimes. Eichmann, in his capacity as a Gestapo and SD officer, worked directly with the highest levels of the SS and the Reich Main Security Office in organizing the deportation and extermination of millions of Jews and other "undesirables." He was hanged for his troubles in May 1962.
“With Me Here are Six Million Accusers” the title taken from the trial’s chief prosecuting attorney Gideon Hausner’s opening statement, is a travelling exhibition prepared by Yad Vashem to address the capture and trial of Adolf Eichmann, one of the key architects of the Holocaust. Selected Panel from the Exhibition