Photo Gallery: The Eichmann Threat
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Photo Gallery: The Eichmann Threat

The Holocaust in the Dock West Germany's Efforts to Influence the Eichmann Trial

The 1961 trial in Israel of Holocaust organizer Adolf Eichmann was a global sensation. But it made West Germany nervous. Chancellor Konrad Adenauer was afraid the trial could expose the Nazi pasts of government officials in Bonn. And his government did everything it could to influence the proceedings.
Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan