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Simon Wiesenthal 'was a liar'


The Nazi-hunter and Jewish hero Simon Wiesenthal was a liar and self-publicist who exaggerated his role in bringing war criminals to justice during World War II, a new book alleges. The author, the historian Guy Walters, discusses Wiesenthal's wartime account with Ben Barkow, director of the Wiener Library.

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