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  1. Adolf Eichmann BY: Nicole Hamilton, Angelo Martell, Daryan Sanchez, Kelsee Hanley, Victor Romero

  2. Adolf Eichmann was born on March 19,1906. He was born near Cologne, Germany. Eichmann was the man who was responsible for keeping the trains moving all through out Europe to different Death Camps(Ghettos). Growing up Adolf was made fun of by his classmates because of the way he looked. He was studying to become an engineer, when his studies started he starting working for his father as a laborer. In May of 1960 Eichmann was seized by Israeli agents and was dragged to Jerusalem to stand trial for one-third of Europe’s Jewish deaths. Biography Of Adolf Eichmann

  3. March 19, 1906 -Adolf Eichmann is born in Solingen, Germany. • 1914 - Eichmann and his family move to Linz, Austria. • 1925 -Eichmann works in the sales division of the Upper Austrian Electrical Construction Company. • 1927-1933 -Eichmann works as a traveling salesman for the Vacuum Oil Company in Upper Austria. • 1932 -Eichmann enters the Austrian National Socialist (Nazi) Party and the SS at the suggestion of an acquaintance, Ernst Kaltenbrunner. • January, 30, 1933 -Adolf Hitler, Führer of the Nazi Party, is appointed Chancellor of Germany. • January 1933-August 1934 -The Nazis consolidate virtually absolute power in the German state, culminating in Hitler proclaiming himself Führer of the German nation. • August 1933 -After the Austrian government began to crack down on the Austrian Nazi Party in June 1933, Eichmann leaves Austria for Germany, where he joins the “Austrian Legion” and engages in military training. • 1934 -Eichmann joins the Security Service Main Office with the rank of SS-Scharführer (Sergeant). • 1937 -Eichmann negotiates with Zionist functionaries and makes an inspection tour of Palestine after he is assigned to a section of the SD dealing with Zionist activities. • March 11-13, 1938 -Germany incorporates Austria in the Anschluss. • August 20, 1938 -The Central Office for Jewish Emigration, an agency Eichmann had designed after the Anschluss, officially opens in Vienna. Time line of Adolf Eichmann1932-1938

  4. September 1, 1939 -Germany invades Poland, starting World War II. • Summer 1939 -Eichmann becomes responsible for promoting the expulsion of Czech Jews from the Protectorate of Bohemia and Moravia and creates a Central Office for Jewish Emigration in Prague. • September 1939 -Reichsführer-SS and Chief of German Police Heinrich Himmler establishes the Reich Security Main Office (RSHA), the agency which Hitler will entrust with coordinating the annihilation of the European Jews. • October 1939 -Eichmann leads the Reich-wide Reich Central Office for Jewish Emigration in Berlin • 1940 -Eichmann becomes director of Reich Security Main Office (RSHA) section IV D 4 “Emigration and Evacuation” and in October organizes the deportation of nearly 7,000 Jews from Baden and Saarpfalz to areas of unoccupied France. • January-December 1941 -Hitler, Himmler, Heydrich and other top personnel reach the decision to physically annihilate the Jews of Europe. • March 1941 -Eichmann becomes director of RSHA section IV B 4 (Jewish Affairs). From this position, Eichmann plays a central role in the deportation of over 1.5 million Jews from all over Europe to killing centers and killing sites. • June 22, 1941 -Nazi Germany invades the Soviet Union. SS and police authorities, supported by the military and by local auxiliaries, begin to systematically shoot Soviet Jews. • Autumn 1941 -Eichmann is appointed SS-Obersturmbannführer (Lieutenant Colonel) and takes part in discussions in which Nazi leaders plan the annihilation of the European Jews. • October 15, 1941-Eichmann's Section IV B 4 coordinates the deportation of tens of thousands of Jews from the so-called Greater German Reich to ghettos and killing sites in the German-occupied Soviet Union. Time line of Adolf Eichmann1939-1941

  5. January 20, 1942-Reinhard Heydrich convenes the Wannsee Conference, presenting his plans to coordinate a European-wide “Final Solution of the Jewish Question” to key officials from Reich Ministries and the Nazi Party. Eichmann, who attends the conference and prepares Heydrich's briefing papers, will play a key role in the implementation of this “Final Solution.” • 1942-1943-Eichmann and his aides organize the deportation of Jews from the so-called Greater German Reich, Slovakia, the Netherlands, France, Belgium, and Croatia to killing centers in German-occupied Poland, primarily Auschwitz-Birkenau. • 1943-1944-Eichmann and his aides organize the deportation of Jews from Greece, northern Italy, and Hungary, primarily to the killing center Auschwitz-Birkenau. • April 30, 1945 -Hitler commits suicide • May 7, 1945 -Nazi Germany signs surrender document • 1946 -Eichmann escapes from U.S. custody and flees to Argentina with the assistance of some Vatican officials. • 1960 -Agents of the Israeli Security Service (Mossad) abduct Eichmann and bring him to Israel to stand trial. • December 15, 1961 -Eichmann is found guilty of crimes against the Jewish people. • May 31/ June 1, 1962 -Eichmann is hanged at midnight between May 31 and June 1 Time line of Adolf Eichmann1942-1962

  6. Adolf Karl Eichmann Born: 19-Mar-1906 Died: 31-May-1962 Cause of death: ExecutionRemains: Cremated, (ashes scattered at sea) Gender: MaleReligion: Roman CatholicRace or Ethnicity: WhiteSexual orientation: StraightOccupation: Criminal Nationality: GermanyExecutive summary: Nazi war criminal Father: Adolf Eichmann (accountant)Mother: Maria SchefferlingWife: Vera Liebl Information About Adolf Eichmann!

  7. Now that I look back, I realize that a life predicated on being obedient and taking orders is a very comfortable life indeed. Living in such a way reduces to a minimum one's need to think. • “To sum it all up, I must say that I regret nothing.” • “We shall meet again. I have believed in God. I obeyed the laws of war and was loyal to my flag.” • “I was one of the many horses pulling the wagon and couldn't escape left or right because of the will of the driver.” • From my childhood, obedience was something I could not get out of my system. When I entered the armed service at the age of twenty-seven, I found being obedient not a bit more difficult than it had been during my life to that point. It was unthinkable that I would not follow orders.” Quotes by Adolf Eichmann

  8. Place of birth: Solingen, German Empire. Place of death: Ramla, Israel Allegiance: Nazi Germany Service/branch: Schutzstaffel Rank: Obersturmbannfuhrer, SS Unit: RSHA Battles/wars: World WarII Awards: War Merit Cross 1st Class with swordsWar Merit Cross 2nd Class with swords Adolf Eichmann Nicole Hamilton

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  10. Adolf Eichmann (1906-1962) was responsible for the persecution and murder of millions of Jews in the death camps in Europe during World War II Death Camps

  11. At the end of the war, Eichmann was arrested and confined to an American internment camp, but he was able to escape unrecognized. He fled to Argentina and lived under the assumed name of Ricardo Klement for ten years until Israeli Mossad agents abducted him in 1960 to stand trial in Jerusalem. The controversial and highly publicized trial lasted from April 2nd to August 14th, 1961. Eichmann was sentenced to death and executed in Ramleh Prison on May 31, 1962 The End Of The War!

  12. http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10007413 • http://www.nndb.com/people/782/000028698/ • http://thinkexist.com/quotes/adolf_eichmann/ • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adolf_Eichmann • http://www.nizkor.org/hweb/people/e/eichmann-adolf/ Works Cited