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

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.


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  • Early life and education 

  • Early career 

  • Second World War 

  • After the Second World War 

  • Capture in Argentina 

  • Trial