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British Pathé (Unissued/Unused) -- Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann confesses to his role in the Holocaust

Film | Accession Number: 2018.642 | RG Number: RG-60.6960 | Film ID: 4370

Various shots inside the courtroom in Jerusalem, where a tape-recorder is being played. This is playing back the confession of the Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann. Shots of Eichmann, the judges, etc.

Note: The confession is heard in German and then translated by the voice-over. He downplays his role in the Holocaust but admits his guilt and offers to be hanged in public as a deterrent to others. He had fled from Germany to Argentina after the war.

Image
Duration
00:04:06
Date
Production:  1961
Locale
Jerusalem, Israel
Language
Hebrew
English
Genre/Form
Newsreels.
Credit
Accessed at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of British Pathé
 
Record last modified: 2020-08-04 09:21:58
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