Report: Germany considered bribing Eichmann judge

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Two days before Israel commemorates the 50th anniversary of the beginning of Adolf Eichmann's trial, a leaked document reveals that West Germany attempted to influence one of the judges in the case.

According to the document, which was released by German newspaper Der Spiegel, West German authorities considered assisting the judge with getting reparations. Though the measure was eventually ruled out, it betokens the fear that prevailed in West Germany at that time that Israel would demand to try other, higher-ranking Nazi officials....

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