HMLC holds talk on “Search for Mengele”

David G. Marwell, Ph.D., director of the Museum of Jewish Heritage — A Living Memorial to the Holocaust in New York City, will present a talk on “The Search For Mengele,” on Friday, Dec. 14, at 10:30 a.m., at the Holocaust Museum and Learning Center Theater in the Jewish Federation Kopolow Building, 12 Millstone Campus Dr.

Dr. Marwell’s presentation is open to the public and free of charge. He will tell the story of the international manhunt and forensic investigation into the whereabouts and identification of the infamous Nazi doctor, Josef Mengele, dubbed the “Angel of Death” for his crimes at the Auschwitz concentration camp.

Through the use of unpublished photographs and documents, Dr. Marwell gives a look behind the scenes of one of the largest, most complex historical mysteries ever solved.

Prior to his current position at the Museum of Jewish Heritage, Dr. Marwell worked at the U. S. Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C., served as Director of the Berlin Document Center in Berlin and as Executive Director of the JFK Assassination Records Review Board.

He also was Chief of Investigative Research for the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Special Investigations, served as an expert witness and consultant to the governments of Canada and Australia on several war crimes prosecutions, and was a member of the Interagency Working Group for Nazi War Criminal Documents.

To RSVP for this event or for additional information, call 314-442-3714 or email [email protected]

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