The United States’ chief Nazi hunter who helped deport dozens of Nazis from the country has died, aged 74.
Neal Sher, who led the Justice Department’s Office of Special Investigations (OSI) for 11 years and was director of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee,died in Manhattan, his widow, Bonnie Kagan, told friends.
The dapper Sher cut a dashing figure during the 1980s. At press conferences he would unveil former Nazis living contented lives in American suburbia.
Sher worked for the OSI first as a litigator from 1979, the year it was set up, and then as its director from 1983 to 1994.
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