The German Who Was the Key to Mossad’s Capture of Eichmann Finally Revealed

Ofer Aderet
Ofer Aderet
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A German geologist who worked with Adolf Eichmann at a construction company in Argentina was the person who provided the key information that allowed the Mossad to capture Eichmann, the German paper Sueddeutsche Zeitung reported Friday.

The man’s identity had remained a secret throughout the 60 years since Eichmann was abducted to Israel, tried and executed. Now, 32 years after the man died, his family has agreed to reveal his name and his story, which has earned him a place of honor in Israeli history.

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