Although Adolf Eichmann stood alone in the dock at Jerusalem, the crimes with which he was charged called for a complete reappraisal of the Nazi policy for exterminating European Jewry. The Prosecution presented a full account of the Final Solution of the Jewish Problem which they charged Eichmann with implementing at the cost of the grossest crimes against humanity. he man-hunt for Eichmann lasted fifteen years, ending in 1960 when Israeli agents discovered him working for a water-supply company in Argentina. Eichmann was abducted and taken under arrest to Isarel. The Defence argued that the method of Eichmann's capture invalidated the judicial proceedings and further that the Court was imcompetent to try a man for crimes committed against the Jewish people and contrary to the Jewish law, before the State of Isarel had been created. ichmann's trial is a two-fold drama- the detailed relation of the most catastrophic events in the last century, which resulted in the murder of six million Jews, and the tragedy of a man who thought obedience to an order exonerated him from the responsibility for unbelievable crimes. Lord Russell of Liverpool, who attended the trial, has drawn u
Lord Russell of Liverpool, between 1946 and 1951 while holding the appointment of Deputy Judge Advocate General was legal advisor to the Commander in Chief, British Army of the Rhine, in respect of the War Crimes trials held in the British Zone of Occupation in Germany. During this period 356 such trials were held involving more than 1,000 defendents.