Simon Wiesenthal, known as the “Nazi Hunter,” dedicated his life to seeking justice for the six million Jewish victims of the Holocaust. After assembling a list of Nazi war criminals, he relentlessly tracked them down one by one and ensured they faced trial, with his most significant victory being the capture of Adolf Eichmann. Though Wiesenthal was accused of embellishment and self-promotion, his relentless pursuit of justice ensured that the memory of the Holocaust would continue to endure to this day.

00:00 Intro
00:31 Simon Wiesenthal and the Holocaust
02:45 Wiesenthal’s efforts to support survivors, track down Nazis
03:44 Wiesenthal hunts down Adolf Eichmann
05:22 Wiensethal hunts down Anne Frank’s Gestapo officer
06:15 Wiensethal hunts down over 1,000 Nazis
07:20 Wiesenthal’s Nazi hunting strategy
08:19 Neo-Nazi attempt on Wiesenthal’s life
08:52 Controversies surrounding Wiesenthal’s work
10:12 The Holocaust as a crime against humanity

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U.S. Holocaust Museum Memorial; courtesy of Benjamin (Miedzyrzecki) Meed, Leopold Page Photographic Collection, gift of Julien Bryan Archive
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— Shmuel Katz

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