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Wie·sen·thal(wē′sən-thäl′, vē′zĕn-täl′), Simon 1908-2005.
Ukrainian-born Holocaust survivor who, as founder (1947) and head of the Jewish Documentation Center, helped track down more than 1,000 Nazi war criminals, most famously Adolf Eichmann.
(Biography) Simon. 1908–2005, Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes. A survivor of the concentration camps, he was active from1945 in documenting Nazi crimes against the Jews, tracking down their perpetrators, and assisting surviving victims