The Holocaust was a horrendous genocide during the last century and demonstrated how ordinary citizens were capable of committing crimes that led to the death of millions. Many of the perpetrators alleged at their trials that their motives were not personal but simply to obey their authorities.
One of these perpetrators was Adolf Eichmann, whose name became a byword of the Holocaust. Although he was not involved in direct executions, Eichmann signed the deportation orders to the concentration camps and thereby signed countless peoples’ death sentences.
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