BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- Among the Nazi fugitives associated with using Argentina as a refuge are the following:
Adolf Eichmann, mastermind of the death of anestimated 6 million Jews, was seized by Israeli commandos in a suburb of Buenos Aires in 1960 and executed after a trial in Israel two years later.
Josef Mengele, SS physician who sent millions of prisoners to their deaths at Auschwitz, is believed to have lived in Argentina from 1949 to 1959. He subsequently fled to Paraguay and later apparently drowned in a swimming accident in Brazil in 1979.
Martin Bormann, a shadowy top aide to Adolf Hitler, is suspected of having fled to Argentina before disappearing from sight. Argentine police issued arrest warrants for his capture without result.
Walter Kutschmann, an SS officer accused of murdering Jews and Polish university professors, was arrested in Argentina in 1985 and died the next year of heart failure while in custody.
Jose Schwammberger, a former SS officer who headed the Przemysl, Rozwadow, and Mielec concentration camps in Poland, was arrested in Argentina in 1987 and extradited to Germany to face trial for mass murder in 1990. He is the only alleged Nazi war criminal to have been extradited from Argentina.
Ante Pavelic, a Croatian Nazi collaborator accused of murdering 600, 000 Serbs, is believed to have entered Argentina disguised as a priest in 1945.
Walter Rauff, chief of Nazi intelligence services in Italy, is believed to have fled to Argentina before making his home in Chile, where he died in 1984.
Eduard Roschmann, former SS officer accused of killing 30,000 Jews in Riga, Latvia, is believed to have fled to Argentina in 1948.
Abraham Kipp, a former Dutch policeman trained by the Nazis as an enforcer, was sentenced to death by a Netherlands court in 1949 following his conviction on charges of murdering 20 Jews, is believed to be living in Argentina. Dutch authorities have asked for his arrest and extradition.