Justin Marozzi

The Nazi influence in Egypt

Cairo teemed with Hitler’s henchmen after the second world war, and their legacy may even persist today, says Vyvyan Kinross

Aribert Heim, known as ‘Dr Death’ and the ‘Butcher of Mauthausen’, escaped justice and lived quietly in Cairo as the Muslim convert Tarek Hussein Farid until his death in 1992. [Bridgeman Images]

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