1(Otto) Adolf Eichmann (1906–62) was, during most of World War II, head of Section IVB4 (‘Jewish Affairs and Emigration’, a part of the Gestapo Bureau) of the Reich Central Security Office (‘RSHA’), where he reached the grade of SS Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel). In this capacity, he was notably in charge of the round up of Jews in Germany and occupied countries, and of their deportation to extermination camps. Although he was not accused before the International Military Tribunal (International Military Tribunals), the Nuremberg Judgment singled him out...
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