Nazi Fugitives

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 7.6  (223)

In this docuseries, the stories of fugitives Nazis who escaped justice after World War II but who were tracked down later are told. The format of the show includes interviews with historians and witnesses who recount the process of tracking down the bad guys. The series originally aired on the National Geographic cable network.

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Franz Stangl & Gustav Wagner
8. Franz Stangl & Gustav Wagner
June 27, 2017
How Nazi hunter Simon Wiesenthal tracked down fugitive war criminal Franz Stangl in Brazil. Stangl was responsible for the murder of over 800,000 people.
Paul Touvier
7. Paul Touvier
June 20, 2017
French investigators hunt down Paul Touvier, a pro-Nazi sympathizer who was responsible for murdering both Jews and resistance fighters. This 'Hangman of Lyon' hid himself with the assistance of a right wing group associated with the Catholic Church.
Kurt Lishka
6. Kurt Lishka
June 13, 2017
The story of German housewife Beate Klarsfeld and her husband Serge, who helped track down former Paris Gestapo chief Kurt Lishka. Lishka ordered the arrest and murder of over 33,000 Jews yet lived as a free man in Germany for years.
Joseph Mengele
5. Joseph Mengele
June 6, 2017
How Mossad agents from Israel spent nearly thirty years tracking the notorious Nazi physician Josef Mengele.
Erich Priebke
4. Erich Priebke
May 30, 2017
A half-century after the war, American journalists track down former Gestapo officer Erich Priebke, allegedly responsible for some of Italy's worst atrocities who fled to Argentina after the war.
Klaus Barbie
3. Klaus Barbie
May 23, 2017
The husband and wife team of Serge and Beate Klarsfeld worked tirelessly to have Nazi war criminal Klaus Barbie extradited from Bolvia to stand trail in France. Barbie known as "The Butcher of Lyon" was responsible for the deaths of 10,000 French Jews.
Adolf Eichmann
2. Adolf Eichmann
May 16, 2017
The hunt for Adolf Eichmann, considered by many to be one of the main architects of the Holocaust.
Herbert Cukurs
1. Herbert Cukurs
May 9, 2017
The story of how Israeli secret service agents traveled to South America to assassinate Nazi war criminal Herbert Cukurs. Known as the Hangman of Riga, Cukurs was responsible for the deaths of over 30,000 Latvian Jews.
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In this docuseries, the stories of fugitives Nazis who escaped justice after World War II but who were tracked down later are told. The format of the show includes interviews with historians and witnesses who recount the process of tracking down the bad guys. The series originally aired on the National Geographic cable network.

Nazi Fugitives is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (8 episodes). The series first aired on May 9, 2017.

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  • Premiere Date
    May 9, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    7.6  (223)