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Adolf Eichmann

By: Yujiro N.
Japan, Age 15

Adolf Eichmann was born in Solingen, German Empire, in 1906. In 1913, when he was seven years old, because his father was appointed executive power company in Linz, Austria, he and his family moved there. When he was a child, he was often bullied and knocked or thrown stones from other children because he looked like Jews (at that time in Austria had been widespread anti-Semitism on a daily basis). In 1932, he joined the Nazi Party in Austria, which joined the SS. Ten years later; he promoted the Guard Commander and carried out the genocide of the Jews in the extermination camps. The number is said to have killed more than 600 million. After that, Nazi Party was wanted by Israel’s special police “Mossad”. He fled to Argentina under a false name. But, seven years later he was found and caught. And he was sentenced to death as Israel‘s first trial in 1961. When he was examined, he told, “One death is a tragedy, but death of group is only a number of population statistics.