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First Book on Eichmann Published in U.s.; Two More Due This Week

The first of what is expected to be a large number of books on Adolf Eichmann, Nazi war criminal who directed the mass murder of 6,000,000 Jews, was published in New York today in a paperback edition.

“Eichmann, Man of Slaughter,” was published by Avon Books. Dedicated “In ### Memory of Auschwitz,” the book was written by John Donovan, a former U. S. Intelligence Officer in Europe and the Near East. The author, in his research for the book, interviewed school friends of Eichmann and men who worked with him. The book traces the life of the Gestapo official from his youth to the peak of his Gestapo career. The book sells for 35 cents.

Two other books on Eichmann, also paperbacks, are scheduled for publication this week. One is “The Case Against Adolf Eichmann,” an anthology edited by Henry Zeiger, an American magazine writer, for the New American Library. The other is “Eichmann: The Man and His Crimes,” by the British Journalist, Comer, Clarke, and published by Ballantine.

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