eichmann

  • Israeli Policeman Testifies at Trial of Eichmann’s Aides in Germany

    The illness of the prosecutor and delaying tactics by the defense again hampered the trial here today of former SS officers Otto Hunsche and Herman Krumey, Adolf Eichmann’s chief aides in the wartime roundup and deportation to death camps of 450,000 Hungarian Jews. Prosecutor Adolf Steinbacher, who suffered a heart attack yesterday, was unable to… More ▸

  • Jewish Expert Testifies at Trial of Two of Eichmann’s Aides

    An expert on the Nazi program for the extermination of European Jewry testified on that program today for three hours at the trial of former SS officers Otto Hunsche and Herman Krumey, who had been Adolf Eichmann’s chief aides in the roundup and deportation to death camps of 450,000 Hungarian Jews. The testimony by Dr…. More ▸

  • Eichmann Aide, on Trial for Killing Jews, Collapses in Court

    Former SS Major Otto Hunsche collapsed yesterday in the court trying him and former SS Col. Herman Krumey on charges of complicity in the wartime murder of 450, 000 Hungarian Jews. The collapse was ascribed to a circulatory ailment. The court adjourned the hearing until Tuesday; The two former Nazis served as key aides to… More ▸

  • Gestapo General Who Sent 300, 000 Jews to Death Camps Denies Guilt

    Former SS General Karl Wolff continued to insist today, at his trial on charges of complicity in the wartime slaughter of 300, 000 Jews, that he had no idea that his fellow-Nazis were carrying out plans to exterminate European Jewry. Testifying in his own defense, he told the Munich court that he thought the purpose… More ▸

  • Budapest Jewish Leader, Now in U.S., Testifies Against Eichmann’s Aide

    Hermann Krumey, Adolf Eichmann’s deputy in the wartime murder of 450, 000 Hungarian Jews, told the Budapest Council of Jews in 1944 that he alone would decide on what would happen to them, according to testimony in his trial here. This testimony on Krumey’s 1944 statement to the Council of Budapest Jews came in the… More ▸

  • Joel Brand, Leading Witness at Eichmann Trial, Dead; Was 58

    Joel Brand, a Jewish journalist who was selected by Adolf Eichmann as an emissary in the bizarre and abortive Nazi offer to the Allies to exchange trucks for doomed Jews, died today in a hospital at Bad Kissengen after a heart attack. He was 58. He had testified on his unusual mission in the trial… More ▸

  • Trial of ‘good Nazi General’ Opens, Charged with Killing Jews

    Nazi Germany’s “good general, “former SS Gen. Karl Friedrich Otto Wolff, who escaped trial during the Allied War Crimes proceedings at Nuremberg because he had secretly negotiated the quick surrender of the German army in Italy at the end of the war, went on trial here today on charges of having “supported and guaranteed mass… More ▸

  • Jewish Witnesses Testify at Trial of Eichmann’s Aides in Germany

    Rabbi Henry Fischer, chief rabbi of Budapest, and Stephen Roth of the World Jewish Congress told the court trying Hermann Krumey and Otto Hunsche, former top aides to the late, Adolf Eichmann, about the atrocities committed by the Nazis during the war, including the killing of the rabbi’s wife and young daughter and the betrayal… More ▸

  • German Interior Ministry Reports Decrease in Anti-semitic Incidents

    The West German Interior Ministry reported today that Nazi and anti-Semitic incidents in West Germany decreased again during 1963 after reaching a peak during the trial of Adolf Eichmann in Jerusalem. The report, which contended that the epoch of fascism had been ended for the German people for all time, said that during 1963, there… More ▸

  • Ex-nazi Tells How He Guarded Gold and Jewels Taken from Jews

    A former SS captain testified yesterday in the war crimes trial of two former aides of Adolf Eichmann in Hungary that he had been assigned to guard a fortune in gold and Jewels taken from Hungarian Jews by the Nazis. The witness, Karl Grabau, also said he did not know of the mass extermination program… More ▸