Throughout modern history, conflicts have taken place that has often involved brutal massacres and even genocides. After World War One, the world started to convey what was and what was not considered to be war crimes. This, unfortunately, would not be truly ratified until the Nuremberg Trials and Geneva Conventions after the nightmarish Holocaust.

Internationally indicted war criminals rarely turn themselves in voluntarily and must be forcibly brought before the international court of Law. Some others fled and attempted to create new aliases in their new host nations. With this came intelligence operations to assassinate known war criminals.

History of Capturing War Criminals: Operation Nemesis

Revenge assassinations against perpetrators of heinous acts are not new, and several jaw-dropping operations have taken place. Armenia would start the hallmark of retribution with Operation Nemesis.