Sources and literature


Bienert, René. “Survivors Helping Survivors: Simon Wiesenthal and the Early Search for Nazi Criminals in Linz”. In: Henning Borggräfe, Christian Höschler and Isabel Panek (eds.), Tracing and Documenting Nazi Victims Past and Present. Bad Arolsen: De Gruyter Oldenbourg, 2020, 131-154.

Friedman, Tuvia. The Hunter. London: Anthony Gibbs & Phillips, 1961

Jockusch, Laura. Collect and Record!: Jewish Holocaust Documentation in Early Postwar Europe. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2012

Lebow, Katherine. “Letter from Linz: An Archive Story”. S:I.M.O.N. Shoah: Intervention. Methods. Documentation. 4 (1):4-20.

Lindström, Fredrik. “Out of the Past: Simon Wiesenthal’s ’Hunt’ for Nazis As a Form of Collective Testimony”. S: I.M.O.N. Shoah: Intervention. Methods. Documentation. 6 (2):4-19.

Pick, Hella. Simon Wiesenthal: A Life in Search of Justice. Boston: Northeastern UP, 1996

Schöffl, Julian. Simon Wiesenthal in Linz Engagement für jüdische Displaced Persons und der Beginn der NS-Täterforschung (MA Thesis, Johannes Kepler University, Linz, 2022)

Segev, Tom. Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends. London: Jonathan Cape, 2010

Wiesenthal, Simon. Justice not Vengeance. London: Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1989

Wiesenthal, Simon, and Joseph Wechsberg. The Murderers Among Us: The Simon Wiesenthal Memoirs. New York: Bantam, 1968

Archival Sources

Interviews with Simon Wiesenthal:

            YVA, O.3/1817 (from 1960)

            YVA, M.9/837 (from 1985)

            VHA/35104 (from 1997)

YVA, M.9/36, Statutes of the Jewish Historical Documentation (Jüdische Historische Dokumentation), January 14, 1947

YVA, M.9/49, SW’s lecture on the Jewish Historical Documentation in the 1947 Paris Conference

YVA, O.5, Tuvia Friedman (Vienna) Collection


YVA (Yad Vashem Archives)

VHA (Visual History Archive, USC Shoah Foundation)