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In 'Operation Finale,' Ben Kingsley Summons The Evil Of A Holocaust Architect

A new film sees the veteran actor portraying Adolf Eichmann, a Nazi SS officer responsible for transporting millions of Jews to death camps, as he is brought to justice well after World War II.
Ben Kingsley stars as former Nazi SS officer Adolf Eichmann, who fled to Argentina after World War II, in Operation Finale. Source: Metro Goldwyn Mayer Pictures

It was an undercover operation set in Argentina, 1960. An elite crew of Israeli agents tracked down and secretly kidnapped one of the world's most notorious war criminals: the Nazi SS officer Adolf Eichmann, who was hiding in Buenos Aires.

Eichmann was among the major organizers of the Holocaust, responsible for transporting millions of European, starring Ben Kingsley, recounts the daring mission to bring Eichmann to justice.

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