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Nazi Hunter Wiesenthal Dies at 96


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/nazi_hunter_wiesenthal_dies_at_96_20050920

Simon Wiesenthal, a Holocaust-survivor-turned-Nazi hunter who always spoke of justice, not vengeance, is dead at 96. Wiesenthal died in his sleep at his home in Vienna, his office announced Tuesday. Working with a small staff from his cramped three-room office, Wiesenthal sifted through tens of thousands of documents and followed countless leads, compiling archives that helped bring some 1,100 Nazi criminals to justice.

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