[ wee-suhn-thahl, ‐thawl; German vee-zuhn-tahl ]

  1. Simon, 1908–2005, Austrian Holocaust survivor and hunter of Nazi war criminals.

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  • We went into the garden of our hotel in the Wiesenthal one day, and found the basin of the fountain there crammed with live trout.

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/ (ˈviːzənˌtɑːl) /

  1. Simon. 1908–2005, Austrian investigator of Nazi war crimes. A survivor of the concentration camps, he was active since 1945 in documenting Nazi crimes against the Jews, tracking down their perpetrators, and assisting surviving victims

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