The Trial of Adolf Eichmann – Participants, Then & Now

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Harel, Isser
Director of the Mossad, Israel’s Secret Service, during Eichmann’s capture in Argentina

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Photo 1996: Harel, Isser1996 Quote: I sent a message to Ben-Gurion, not only to Ben-Gurion, also to Foreign Minister Golda Meir, to inform them that we had completed the operation successfully, and, not less important, that the identity of the suspect Ricardo Klement was really that of Adolf Eichmann. As was Ben-Gurion’s way, he received the information rather coolly, but it was clear that he hoped the matter would develop into a trial for Adolf Eichmann.

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