Volume 32, Issue 6 (November 1987)
The Forensic Science Evidence in the Investigation of the World War II Activities of Dr. Kurt Waldheim
Dr. Kurt Waldheim, Ex-Secretary General of the United Nations, had claimed that he was a student in Vienna recovering from a war wound in 1943. A newly discovered photograph showed Waldheim in Yugoslavia in 1943 talking with an SS General. The steps in evaluating the physical evidence on the photograph are detailed.