Wiesenthal and his wife, who escaped separately from prison camp, were reunited in 1945 and stayed together until her death in 2003; that same year Wiesenthal announced his retirement? Always a controversial figure, critics of Wiesenthal included revisionist historians, Austrian politicians and, later, an Israeli agent who claimed Wiesenthal had overstated his role in Eichmann?s capture? He published his memoirs, The Murderers Among Us, in 1967? Wiesenthal was granted an honorary British knighthood (KBE) in 2004? The documentation center in Austria operates separately from the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles, California.
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