Nazi Butcher of Lyons

Klaus Barbie escaped justice for decades thanks to the US and UK

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“He was caressing the cat. And me, a kid 13 years old, I could not imagine that he could be evil because he loved animals. I was tortured by him for eight days.” — Simone Lagrange, Holocaust survivor

Klaus Barbie, the Butcher of Lyons, was the Gestapo’s Big Cheese in Nazi-occupied France…

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is a news junkie, history buff, and music fanatic surfing the End Times wave with bemusement. Come along!

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