Children of the Flames: Dr. Josef Mengele and the Untold Story of the Twins of Auschwitz - Chapter 7, The Fugitive's Idyll Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 7, The Fugitive's Idyll Summary and Analysis

In Fugitive's Idyll, Mengele discovered in Buenos Aires an Eastern European atmosphere that made him feel right at home. Peron, the dictator of Argentina at the time, claimed to be a friend to Jews and Nazis alike, opening his borders to both. Mengele found a society of Germans living in his new hometown and he quickly ingratiated himself with them. Mengele took a job as a carpenter and found a room where he could live relatively cheaply. In time, Mengele would begin his own carpentry business and would, with the help of money from his father, invest in a drug company that would help him earn a good income. In time, Mengele would regain much of the wealth and group of friends he lost in Germany.

At the same time, many of Mengele's twins were...

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