The late Adolf Eichmann, hanged in Israel in 1962 after being convicted of crimes against humanity, went to his death believing that Hitler’s right-hand man, Martin Bormann, and other leading Nazis, were alive, according to Klaus Eichmann, Adolf’s son.
Klaus Eichmann made that statement in an interview in the magazine, Quick, published at Munich. He said his father believed that, among other leading Nazis still alive, was Heinrich Mueller, chief of the Gestapo.
The German Government has a $25,000 reward posted for the capture of Bormann, who is reportedly in hiding in South America. Klaus Eichmann himself lives in Argentina. He also told the magazine that his father was convicted “unjustly.” He said that, in Argentina, he had met “a whole raft” of former Nazis accused as war criminals.
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