Secret life of the German judge who brought the Mossad to Eichmann
Much mystery surrounds the life of Fritz Bauer, the German-Jewish judge who told Israel where Adolf Eichmann was hiding. A new biography sheds light on Bauer - who hid the fact that he was Jewish and possibly homosexual.
In 1960, Michael Maor, a Holocaust survivor, paratrooper, student of photography and agent of the Mossad, was given a “dangerous and far from simple” assignment. Its success would pave the way to Adolf Eichmann’s capture and subsequent trial in Israel. Maor’s handlers instructed him to break into a building in Frankfurt, Germany, find and photograph the German prosecution’s files on Eichmann and...
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