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    Adolf Eichmann Power of Attorney Signed. One partially-printed page, 8.25" x 5.75", in German, Jerusalem, 1960. Eichmann, one of the architects of Hitler's Final Solution, was captured in Argentina earlier in the year (1960) and was extradited to Israel to face charges of war crimes. Here, Eichmann gives power of attorney to Dr. R. Servatius of Cologne as he faces charges for murder. Eichmann has signed his full name, but there is paper loss at the upper and lower edges (as well as elsewhere) from a paper shredder. This very document was rescued by an employee of the court and held for safe keeping. All damage to the document has been repaired on the verso. At his trial, Eichmann was found guilty and executed by hanging in 1962.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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