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Simon Wiesenthal

Nazi captured in US. Helmut Oberlander, Former member of a notorious Nazi death squad that executed 91,678 people in southern Russia. After the war, he ended up emigrating to Canada & becoming a citizen. Because of his past, Canadian authorities started a denaturalization & deportation process against him in 1995, causing him to flee to the US. He was quickly tracked down in Florida by the OSI’s Eli Rosenbaum & returned to Canada on May 8, 1995.


Find: The Simon Wiesenthal Center's top Nazi hunter, Efraim Zuroff (pictured), said he is now pushing the German government for a formal investigation, after having sent them the names of 80 persons who were in the Enzatzgruppen and were responsible for killing tens of thousands of people.

from Mail Online

Nazi hunters believe most wanted war criminal Alois Brunner died in Syria four years ago and is buried in Damascus

Brunner fled to Syria in the 1950s and advised government on torture / The Simon Wiesenthal Center's list of 'most wanted' Nazi War Criminals 2014

Simon Wiesenthal helped catch some of the most important Nazis. He helped bring one of the most important leaders of the Nazis to trial. The man that he helped bring to trial was Adolf Eichmann.


Simon Wiesenthal, an Austrian Jewish Holocaust survivor, became famous after…

from Mail Online

Auschwitz survivor who prosecuted Nazi war criminal Adolf Eichmann

Final reckoning: Eichmann, pictured above as he awaited trial in Israel in 1961, had been traced in Argentina by Nazi-hunting Austrian Jewish survivor of the Holocaust, Simon Wiesenthal, and brought by Israel's Mossad operatives to face trial in Jerusalem

from the Guardian

Suspected Nazi war criminal László Csatáry dies in Hungary awaiting trial

Suspected Nazi war criminal László Csatáry has died in Budapest, Hungary awaiting trial. He was the last top war criminal on the Simon Wiesenthal Center list of the Most Wanted. Csatáry was sentenced to death in absentia in Czechoslovakia in 1948 for assisting in the deportation of thousands of Jews to Auschwitz and other Nazi death camps. He of course denied the charges.


A rare breed of love:the true story of Baby and the mission she inspired to help dogs everywhere, by Jana Kohl. Kohl, a psychologist and former employee of Simon Wiesenthal Center for Holocaust Studies, stumbled upon a puppy mill. She adopted Number 94, a "spent" miniature poodle breeder slated for euthanasia. Renamed Baby, the dog’s poor health resulted in a leg amputation. The eye-opening experience launched Kohl's crusade to raise public awareness for animal cruelty. Adult Non Fiction…