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Eichmann Ordered Arrest of All Argentine Jews in Nazi-held Countries

Adolf Eichmann, the No. 1 Nazi specialist in the extermination of 6,000,000 Jews, now awaiting trial in Israel after being captured in Argentina, had ordered the arrest of Argentine Jews while he was in power under Hitler, a local newspaper here revealed today.

The paper, “Die Bunte Illustrierte,” printed a photostatic copy of a document dated January 28, 1944, as proof of the latest charge against Eichmann. The document shows that Eichmann ordered that Argentine Jews living in areas under Nazi control be arrested and sent to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. That camp was one of the many where Jews were exterminated during the Hitler regime.