Elusive Justice

Elusive Justice

The Search for Nazi War Criminals

DVD - 2011
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Explores the 65-year effort to identify, prosecute, and punish the 20th century's most notorious murderers. In the face of apathy, obstruction, and violence, the men and women who pursued Nazi fugitives not only brought a measure of dignity to the victims of the Holocaust, they also reminded the international community that enemies of humanity must be punished, if humanity is to survive.
Publisher: Arlington, VA : PBS Home Video, [2011]
Edition: Widescreen.
Copyright Date: ©2011
ISBN: 9781608836000
Branch Call Number: 940.5405 ELU
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (116 min.) : sound, color with black and white seq. ; 4 3/4 in.
Alternative Title: Search for Nazi war criminals

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patch666
Jul 14, 2017

Justice and revenge are two distinct things. Not enough war criminals paid for their crimes but to see so called Jewish "justice" groups applaud themselves for mass poisoning after the war is disrepectfull to our men who served honourably to achieve a victory over the Nazis. Where were these so called "jewish resistance fighters" during the war ??? they only came out after??? and their mode of justice is to secretly poison mass groups of POW's under the care of the US army ??? as a veteran who served in Afghanistan with honour I find that version of "justice" to be nothing but personal revenge and without any honour or insight. Quite similar to what we have in Israel today, Indiscriminate and with out proper context or any attempt to target the actual people responsible for crimes just one reprisal after another in an endless cycle of revenge ~

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LittleNoName
Feb 03, 2016

Had lots of detailed facts, including interviews. Found it interesting while very sad, even depressing. A bit long however theres a lot to cover.

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akirakato
Oct 22, 2015

This is a 2011 documentary about the Nazi criminals still at large.
Only a small number of Nazi criminals were convicted at the Nuremberg trials.
Most of the Nazi criminals are still at large, who have assumed false identities, fleeing Europe, and some of whom have served Allied governments as spies or scientists.
In the absence of an international manhunt and centralized prosecution, the task of bringing Nazi criminals to justice was undertaken by a handful of individuals.
In the process, the Nazi hunters gave a measure of dignity to the dead and reminded the international community that enemies of humanity must be punished if humanity is to survive.
It is a gripping, emotionally powerful and profoundly thought-provoking documentary.

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sdiblasio
Apr 02, 2014

Explained the 'Ratline'. Went into detail about the atrocities committed by Nazis at mental asylums. The Nazis kept the brains of their victims in jars that were still shelved. They were used for Neurological experimentation. The statement by one of the Nazis in charged was chilling.(I could not help but see a parallel between the attitude then and societies rhetoric, now!) Another mental asylum in Kaufbeuren Bavaria continued as an extermination center until 1945. Mentally impaired adults and children were starved to death or murdered by lethal injection.

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