Farewell to The Angel Of Death

Nazi doctor Josef Mengele's remains are finally identified for sure

THE CORONERS IN BRAZIL WHO EXAMINED THE EXhumed body of a drowning victim in 1985 were almost certain that they were looking at Josef Mengele, the "Angel of Death" who is said to have whistled opera while selecting which Jews would perish in the gas chambers of Auschwitz--and who performed horrifying medical experiments on many of the concentration camp's inmates. But almost was not good enough for the Israeli government, or for survivors of the camps who were still haunted by the man who escaped Allied custody and fled to South America in 1949.

Though German authorities matched the remains to...

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