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Nazi Hunters: Angel of Death

REENACTMENT: Mossad agent Zvi Aharoni (played by Diego Becker) searches for Mengele. Dr. Joseph Mengele earned the nickname the
He's arguably the most notorious Nazi fugitive of all. Dr. Josef Mengele earned the nickname the Angel of Death for his perverse and sadistic experiments at Auschwitz-Birkenau. But after the war, Mengele escaped to Buenos Aires, where he lived in hiding. Nazi Hunters goes insdie the 30-year investigation to find the hardened criminal. By the time German, Israeli and American law enforcement agents finally tracked him down, they were too late Mengele had died six years earlier.