The death of an important Nazi general who admired Argentina

multiple ephemeris highlight this May 31, however, the death of Adolf Eichmann in 1962 is the most striking of all. The former Nazi leader was executed by hanging after being tried in Jerusalem by a court that sentenced him to death for crimes against humanity.

After Germany’s defeat in 1945, Eichmann was captured by US forces, but escaped from the detention camp, moving across the country to avoid being tracked down. He hid in a small villa in Lower Saxony where he lived until 1950, when he fled to Argentina under false identity.



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