The Identification of the Handwriting of Josef Mengele

    Volume 32, Issue 1 (January 1987)

    ISSN: 0022-1198

    CODEN: JFSOAD

    Page Count: 8


    Crown, DA
    Examiner of questioned documents, Fairfax, VA

    (Received 7 February 1986; accepted 17 March 1986)

    Abstract

    Letters, essays, diary pages, and so forth believed to be the writings of Josef Mengele, the notorious war criminal, were found in Brazil in 1985. The circumstances surrounding the examination of the documents, the source of the comparison handwriting, the technical reports written, the types of handwriting systems considered, and some of the specific characteristics used to identify the handwriting of Mengele are discussed.


    Paper ID: JFS12332J

    DOI: 10.1520/JFS12332J

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    Title The Identification of the Handwriting of Josef Mengele
    Symposium , 0000-00-00
    Committee E30