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Famous Nazi-hunter Wiesenthal was a Mossad agent, new book reveals

Famous Nazi-hunter Wiesenthal was a Mossad agent, new book reveals New documents from his estate show Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who dedicated his life to tracking down Nazi war criminals, was a Mossad agent.

By Dalia Karpel

Simon Wiesenthal, the Holocaust survivor who dedicated his life to tracking down Nazi war criminals, was seen all his life as a one-man organization. But now, documents from his estate show he was a Mossad agent.

A new book by Tom Segev, to be published on Thursday, reveals that the Mossad supported Wiesenthal – and also shows that Israel did more to capture Nazi war criminals than was previously known.

http://www.haaretz.com/print-edition/news/famous-nazi-hunter-was-a-mossad-agent-new-book-reveals-1.311612

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