• Short Summary

    The Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann confesses in court to his role in the Holocaust

  • Description

    Location: Jerusalem, Israel

    Various shots inside the courtroom, 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. (Nat. snd. F.G.)

    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.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    3026.08
    Media URN:
    86271
    Group:
    Unissued unused
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1961
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:04:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:13:43:00 / 01:17:49:00
    Canister:
    UN 3482 C

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Amongst other people seen in this clip are, at 00:15, Moshe Landau (Presiding Judge), whilst at 02:10 we see Attorney General Gideon Hausner.

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