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  • The last living Nazis

     The last living Nazis
    Johann Breyer appeared in a Philadelphia courtroom recently to face accusations that he assisted in the murder of thousands of Jews as a guard at the Nazi concentration camp at Auschwitz. He has been charged by German authorities with 158 counts of...
  • Former Auschwitz guard faces potential extradition, trial

    Stooped, slightly dazed, and hobbling with a cane for support, 89-year-old Johann Breyer shuffled into a federal courtroom Wednesday to account once again for his role in atrocities committed nearly a lifetime ago. Federal authorities arrested the...
  • Nazi hunters launch German campaign to nab war criminals

    On a mission to hunt down long-elusive Nazi fugitives, Operation Last Chance was launched in major German cities Tuesday by the Nazi-hunting Simon Wiesenthal Center. The center’s director for Israel, Efraim Zuroff, pronounced the quest to bring...
  • Charges recommended against 30 alleged Auschwitz guards in Germany

    Charges recommended against 30 alleged Auschwitz guards in Germany
    BERLIN -- Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, federal authorities in Germany said Tuesday that they were recommending that charges of accessory to murder be brought against 30 alleged guards at the Auschwitz death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland....
  • Ex-Chicagoan suspected of being Auschwitz guard arrested in Germany

    Ex-Chicagoan suspected of being Auschwitz guard arrested in Germany
    A suspected Auschwitz concentration camp guard and former Chicago resident was arrested Monday in Germany, according to a Nazi-hunting group. Prosecutors in Stuttgart did not name the 93-year-old man, but said he was arrested on "strong suspicion" of...
  • John Demjanjuk dies at 91; convicted Nazi death camp guard

    John Demjanjuk dies at 91; convicted Nazi death camp guard
    Reporting from London -- John Demjanjuk, a retired Ohio autoworker convicted of serving as a guard at a Nazi extermination camp and being complicit in the deaths of more than 28,000 people, died Saturday in Germany. He was 91. Demjanjuk died in a nursing...
  • PASSINGS: Samuel Kunz

    Samuel Kunz, 89, one of the world's most-wanted Nazi suspects who was under indictment on allegations that he was involved in killing hundreds of thousands of Jews at a concentration camp in Germany-occupied Poland died Thursday, a court in Bonn announced...
  • Demjanjuk Convicted in 27,900 Murders

    Demjanjuk Convicted in 27,900 Murders
    BERLIN, Germany -- John Demjanjuk was found guilty Thursday of involvement in the murder of tens of thousands of Jews by a court in Germany, capping a 30-year international legal saga over whether he was a Nazi camp guard during World War II. He was...
  • Five Years To Life

    Five Years To Life
    Delayed justice? You decide. A 91 year old, retired auto worker from Ohio was convicted in a German court for his part in the murder of tens of thousands of Jews in a Nazi death camp. John Demjanjuk who was born in the Ukraine and served in the soviet...
  • Convicted Nazi Criminal Demjanjuk Dies at 91

    Convicted Nazi Criminal Demjanjuk Dies at 91
    BERLIN (CNN) -- Former Nazi death camp guard and onetime Ohio autoworker John Demjanjuk has died in Germany, a police spokesman said Saturday. Demjanjuk, 91, was found guilty last May in a German court of assisting in mass murder as a guard at the...
  • Accused Nazi Demjanjuk Charged in 27,900 Deaths

    Accused Nazi Demjanjuk Charged in 27,900 Deaths
    MUNICH -- Retired auto worker John Demjanjuk was formally charged Monday with 27,900 counts of acting as an accessory to murder - one for every person who died at Sobibor during the time he is accused of serving as a guard at the Nazi death camp. The...