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Collection Lavine Collection of Eichmann Materials
Title Eichmann Diagram of Gestapo Organization
Accession number 2015.2
Catalog Number 2015.2.114
Object Name Correspondence
Description A drawing in blue ballpoint ink on a lined legal sheet, showing a schematic titled "Amt. IV RSHA" -- the organizational structure of the Gestapo, the infamous SS Central Bureau directed by General Heinrich Muller, who disappeared in 1945. Beneath the main office are portrayed satellite offices in Prague, France, Holland, Vienna, ect., with lines drawn connecting them to the main office. At left, Eichmann has drawn some building blocks with a paragraph of text above which he then scratched out. This drawing was produced by Eichmann in 1961 in Jerusalem, and used for his defense.
In 2000, the State of Israel released Eichmann's detailed memoirs written while in Prison, including many organizational charts.
Subjects Eichmann, Adolf, 1906-1962
War crime trials
Imagefile 005\20152114.BMP
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