Photographic exhibition on the “hunt” for Dr. Mengele in South America opens in Paraguay

"The lost steps: searching for Dr. Mengele" shows Klarsfeld and Keler's "steps" in search of Mengele, responsible for selecting which new Auschwitz prisoners would die in the gas chambers and which would be enslaved or subjects of his "scientific" experiments.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Beate Klarsfeld's adventure in Paraguay to find Nazi doctor Josef Mengele is part of an exhibition of photos by Frenchman Alain Keler, who accompanied the famous war criminal hunter on an unsuccessful mission, but whose result was the portrait of a country subjected to Alfredo Stroessner's dictatorship.

Hence the title of the exhibition that opened this week at the Museo del Barro in Asuncion: "The lost steps", since Klarsfeld did not find those of the "angel of death" of the Auschwitz extermination camp, who had died years before the Nazi hunter arrived in the . . .

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