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11/05/1960 Mossad agents capture Nazi fugitive Adolf Eichmann in Buenos Aires

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German Nazi Adolf Eichmann convicted and sentenced to Hang PublicDomainFootage.com

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The Capture of Adolf Eichmann (1960)

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1961: Israeli Agents find Adolf Eichmann in South Africa

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The Capture of Adolf Eichmann

After Germany's defeat, Eichmann fled to Austria. He lived there until 1950, when he moved to Argentina using false papers. A team of Mossad and Shin Bet agents captured Eichmann and brought him to Israel to stand trial on 15 criminal charges, including war crimes, crimes against humanity, and crimes against the Jewish people.