Rafi Eitan, Adolf Eichmann, and a kidnapping that stunned the world
The top Nazi was snatched in Argentina by Mossad to stand trial in Israel
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LIFESTYLE Rafi Eitan
The recent passing of Rafi Eitan, the man who led the 1960 Mossad operation to capture Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann, has renewed interest in one of the boldest and most controversial intelligence missions ever mounted. Eichmann, the architect of the Holocaust, was kidnapped in Argentina and spirited back to Israel to stand trial for war crimes. He was hanged in 1962.
Browse the gallery and find out more about Eitan and the former SS officer who never expressed remorse for the crimes he committed.
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