Museum logo

Photo Record

  • Email This Page
  • Send Feedback
Collection Lavine Collection of Eichmann Materials
Title Eichmann "Block Of Ice" --Says Clergyman
Accession number 2015.2
Catalog Number 2015.2.68
Object Name Photograph
Description Today's Picture By Radio From Jerusalem. Eichmann "Block Of Ice" --Says Clergyman. Dean Heinrich Grueber, a 69-year-old Berlin Lutheran minister, testifies at the Adolf Eichmann trial at the Beit Ha'am in Jerusalem today, May 16. Dean Grueber told how he tried to help the Jews with frequent visits to Eichmann's Gestapo office from 1939 to 1943 and underwent physical tortures. During his testimony, the German clergyman confronted Eichmann and called him a "block of ice" beneath which pulsed nothing but "demonical hate." Associated Press Photo from London.
Subjects Eichmann, Adolf, 1906-1962
War crime trials
Middle East--Jerusalem
Date 1961 May 24
Print size 20.5 cm x 15.5 cm
Caption Eichmann "Block of Ice" --Says Clergyman
Imagefile 005\2015268.JPG
Copyright Status This item is protected under copyright law. To order reproductions or inquire about permissions, contact: