Searches the Mengele Mystery

As new revelations multiply, the question remains: Is this the Nazi doctor?

Flashbulbs popped, klieg lights blazed. On the 17th floor of federal police headquarters in Sao Paulo last week, Romeu Tuma, the mustachioed federal police superintendent who is Brazil's best-known detective, stood amid a gaggle of reporters and television crewmen assembled for a regular briefing. Without delay, Tuma came to the point. The evidence, he said firmly, was steadily mounting that the body, which had been exhumed from a graveyard in the little town of Embu a few days earlier, was that of Josef Mengele, the Nazi doctor who sent some 400,000 concentration-camp prisoners to their deaths during World War II and...

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