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NATIONAL HOLOCAUST MEMORIAL in Washington, D.C. began to take shape
as building plans were unveiled. The full cost is said to be approximately $100 million.
RAOUL WALLENBERG, the Swedish diplomat who
saved thousands of Jews during World War II, was the subject
of a major TV docu-drama, calling attention to his unknown
fate at the hands of the Soviets.
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TRIALS OF NAZIS IN THE U.S. took place around the
country. In Baltimore, George Theodorovich (above) was
charged with mudering Jews in Poland.
OF THE JEWS' was the
-re title of David Wyman's ma-
Te. jor Study, published this year,
2 on American indifference —
and worse — during the Nazi
years, with FDR seen as
ANGEL OF DEATH' was how Joseph Mengele was guilty of inaction.
known for his torture of Nazi victims. After dramatic investiga-
tions and searches, it was determined this year that Mengele
drowned in Brazil five years ago, frustrating those who had
hoped to bring him to trial for his crimes.