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  • Eichmann’s Lawyer Testifies in Case Involving Deportation of Jews

    Dr. Hans Globke, State Secretary to former Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, and Dr. Robert Servatius, counsel for Adolf Eichmann in his Jerusalem trial, were the principal witnesses today in the trial here of Max Merten, former key German occupation official in Greece. The latter is on trial on charges of making false accusations in declaring publicly… More ▸

  • Israeli Who Captured Eichmann Says He Knows Bormann’s Whereabouts

    Tuvia Friedman, director of the Nazi War Crimes Documentation Center in Haifa, said here this weekend that Israeli officials know “exactly where” Hitler’s deputy Martin Bormann is in Argentina and for “a $50, 000 reward we could get him overnight.” Mr. Friedman, who had a key role in hunting down Adolf Eichmann, said the problem… More ▸

  • Berlin Lawyer Goes on Trial for Linking Globke to Jewish Deportations

    The trial of Max Merten, a West Berlin lawyer who was a key German occupation official during the war in Greece, opened here yesterday with the defendant absent. He is charged with making false accusations against Dr. Hans Globke, who served as State Secretary under former Chancellor Konrad Adenauer and as a key official in… More ▸

  • Germans Show Concern over Demonstrations in Israel Against Bonn Envo

    The Rev. Heinrich Grueber, the Lutheran clergyman noted for his anti-Nazi activities during the war, and the only German called by the Israeli prosecution to testify at the trial of the late Adolf Eichmann, appealed today for a cessation of the demonstrations that have been staged in Israel against the acceptance of Dr. Rolf Pauls… More ▸

  • A. D. L. Presented with Original Visual Record of Eichmann Trial

    The original visual record of the Adolf Eichmann trial–over 400 hours of testimony on nearly 1,000 miles of video tape–was presented to the archives of the Anti-Defamation League of B’nai B’rith and will be available as a research source for historians, lawyers, psychiatrists, writers, and all others interested in the proceedings. The record was taped… More ▸

  • Eichmann’s Aide Sentenced in Vienna; Deported Dutch Jews to Death

    A Vienna jury sentenced Erich Rajakovic, a former aide to Adolf Eichmann to two and a half years in prison today on war crimes charges. The jurors declined to rule on whether Rajakovic, 60, had ordered murders of victims of the Nazi period but affirmed his complicity in the death of 83 Dutch Jews during… More ▸

  • Israel Cabinet Hears Report on Germany’s Stoppage of Sending Arms

    Foreign Minister Golda Meir reviewed for the Cabinet today the developments following the West German decision to halt arms delivery to Israel and the worldwide reaction to that move. The report by Mrs. Meir and Premier Levi Eshkol’s review of the security situation concluded the Cabinet’s political affair’s discussion started three weeks ago. It is… More ▸

  • Nazi Leader Goes on Trial in Austria; Deported Jews to Auschwitz

    Former SS leader Erich Rajakovic, described by the prosecution as “a good friend of Eichmann,” went on trial here today on charges of having deported 83 Jews, during World War II, from a camp near Paris to Auschwitz. Only one of these deportees survived, his indictment stated. More ▸

  • Rabbi Robert Serebrenik Dies; Ex-head of Luxembourg Community

    Rabbi Robert Serebrenik, former chief rabbi of Luxembourg, who came to the United States in 1941, died here of a heart attack early today. He was 61. He had been rabbi of Congregation Ramat Crah fromitts founding in 1941 by a group of fellow refugees from Luxembourg. Born in Vienna, he emigrated to Luxembourg after… More ▸