Eichmann in Jerusalem - Chapters IV through VI Summary & Analysis

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The facts that led to the conclusion that Eichmann should hang had been established beyond reasonable doubt even before the trial started. His actions had been well known to all. His lead defense counsel, Dr. Servatius, chose to ignore some factors that may have been somewhat exculpatory. He had told the judge that his experience with Jews in Vienna had led him to believe that a mutually fair and acceptable solution should be sought to solve the conflict between them. He had nothing but respect for the Jews in Vienna. He had enabled them to escape but did not know about the coming “Final Solution” for the Jewish problem that had been devised by others in the Reich. He had saved hundreds of thousands of Jews. As far as the extermination of the Jews, he told the police that his superior...

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