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LEVY & the Last Nazis: part 2

LEVY & THE LAST NAZIS: PART 2: 60 YEARS OF FREEDOM

In the second part of ‘Levy & the Last Nazis’, Gideon Levy visits ‘the Dome Prison Breda’ based in the Netherlands. Levy makes a rein action of the escape of seven Dutch war criminals in 1952, including Klaas Carel Faber. Faber's brother arranged one of the getaway cars to drive to Germany. At the German border they paid a 10 Dutch Guilder fine for illegally crossing the border. After crossing the border these war criminals could not be extradited to the Netherlands caused by the so called ‘Führer Erlaß’, an old Nazi law.

Gideon Levy investigates the meaning and purpose of this law and why the Dutch government neglected to chase Faber down. At the end of the serie Gideon travels to Ingolstadt, Germany were Faber and his wife life. With a hidden camera in his glasses Levy managed to enter the house by the permission of Faber’s wife, which leads to a tense conversation..