This Day in Jewish History 1962: Israel Hangs Adolf Eichmann

Captured in Argentina and brought to Israel for trial, Adolf Eichmann, Nazi technocrat, lost his appeal, was executed and his ashes were scattered in the sea, lest any memorial to him remain.

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On the night between May 31 and June 1, 1962, the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, mastermind of the systematic murder of six million Jews and other perceived enemies of the Third Reich, was executed by...