104. Address by Gideon Hausner, the Attorney-General and Prosecutor in the Eichmann trial, at a National Conference of Lecturers on the Eichmann Trial; Jerusalem, 18 May 1961
Hausner discusses the preparation of the trial, choice of the witnesses, legal problems related to the trial and reactions to it in Israel. The conference was organized by the Central Office of Information in the Prime Minister's Office.
105. Table presented to Golda Meir, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, showing legal proceedings against Nazi criminals in the period prior to Eichmann's capture, at the beginning of his trial and following it, June 1958 – May 1961
The table is divided into three parts, and points to a dramatic rise in the number of arrests of Nazi criminals, trials and imposition of the death penalty and other sentences on them in Germany and elsewhere since June 1960. In addition, it features a dramatic rise in suicides by Nazi war criminals, extradition proceedings, announcements of monetary rewards for discovering criminals and activities for eliminating Nazi ideology in West Germany.
106. Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion to Bechor Shalom Shitreet, Minister of Police; Jerusalem, 23 December 1962
The prime minister has decided to transfer the manuscript of the memoirs written by Adolf Eichmann in his cell to the Israel State Archives for safekeeping. The manuscript will be closed to readers for the next five years; after this the government will decide.
The first version of Eichmann's memoirs ("Meine Memoiren" )was written after his capture in the hope of raising money for his defence. To see several pages of the original manuscript and the typed version.
A longer manuscript, entitled "Götzen" was written while waiting for the verdict and includes autobiographical material and his reactions to the material presented at the trial about his role in the Holocaust. It was completed in September 1961. Thses manuscripts have been opened for study (but not for publication). (to see several pages of the original manuscript ; to see several pages of the typed version; to see a summary in English.