The Hunt for Dr. Mengele (1978)

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    United Kingdom

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    Current affairs

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    Non Fiction


TV documentary about the wanted Nazi war criminal Dr Josef Mengele, who was the doctor in charge of notorious and horrendous medical experiments on inmates at Auschwitz, and who is still on the run. Second part of documentary investigates claims that Paraguay is a refuge for Nazi war criminals. Deals particularly with Dr. Josef Mengele, several of whose hideouts in Paraguay are shown. Includes interviews with people who claim to have met him there.

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