(FILE PHOTO)  GETTY IMAGES PROVIDES ACCESS TO THIS PUBLICLY DISTRIBUTED IMAGE FOR EDITORIAL PURPOSES AND IS NOT THE COPYRIGHT OWNER. ADDITIONAL PERMISSIONS MAY BE REQUIRED AND ARE THE SOLE RESPONSIBILITY OF THE END USER. HAIFA, ISRAEL - 1960:  (FILE PHOTO)  On December 15, 1961 Adolf Otto Eichmann [b March 19, 1906] received the death penalty at an Israeli civilian court after being convicted of 15 criminal charges for war crimes and crimes against humanity committed as German SS officer during World War II.  As part of the 'Final Solution', Eichmann organised the transportation logistics for the ghettoisation and deportation of over 437,00 Jews to concentration and extermination camps in Nazi German-occupied Eastern Europe. Traced in Argentina by Nazi hunting Austrian Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, Simon Wiesenthal, and brought by Mossad operatives to face trial in Jerusalem, after rejection of two appeals Eichmann was executed by hanging at a prison in Ramla on May 31, 1962.  

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In this handout photo provided by the Israeli Government Press Office (GPO), Nazi Criminal Adolph Eichmann sits in his cell in Galami Prison, waiting for his trial to open, near Haifa, Israel, 1960.  (Photo By GPO/Getty Images)

Para Hannah Arendt, o funcionamento de um regime totalitário como foi o terceiro Reich é análogo a um conjunto de engrenagens, no sentido em que o seu “funcionamento” recaiu sobre a rede de funcionários públicos (ou do estado), que estavam interligados, e eram maniatados por Adolf Hitler co