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Eichmann Trial -- Session 112 -- Prosecution continues summing up

Film | Accession Number: 1999.A.0087 | RG Number: RG-60.2100.222 | Film ID: 2222

Session 112. Hausner talks about Eichmann's relationship with the General Government, stating that he should have had no dealings with them if he held the position he claims he held. 00:02:53 Hausner begins discussing Hungary. He says that this is proof not only that the Nazis wanted to fully execute the Final Solution, but that Eichmann was in charge of all of this.

00:10:36 Hausner goes on to discuss the deception of the Jews, as well as when Eichmann eventually admitted to ordering the deception when presented with enough evidence. The things that Eichmann told the Jews is brought into question at this time. His deception is detailed. 00:18:22 Hausner talks about Eichmann complimenting the Jews as he threatened them, and more instances where Eichmann deliberately duped the Jews. He reads the evidence where Eichmann claimed responsibility for the ghettos of Hungary. 00:30:38 Details continue about Eichmann's fanaticism of eliminating the Jews, going so far to violate the spirit of the orders, as well as the treatment of the sick and disabled at the camps.

00:38:48 Eichmann's attitudes towards children, including cruelty, and his want to pack more people in the cars who had children, and other cases. 00:40:16 The Judges order a 20 minute break to see the attorneys in their offices.

Film Title
Eichmann Trial
Event:  1961 August 09
Production:  1961 August 09
Jerusalem, Israel
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of The Steven Spielberg Jewish Film Archives of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Record last modified: 2021-06-03 12:45:34
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