| Jun 28, 2014
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...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:05 PM
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...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:35 PM
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...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 4:20 PM
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....
| May 7, 2013
| 5:25 AM
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...
| Mar 18, 2012
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...
| Nov 23, 2010
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...
| May 12, 2011
| 8:56 AM
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.
| May 14, 2011
| 4:53 AM
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...
| Mar 17, 2012
| 2:30 PM
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...
| Jul 13, 2009
| 12:07 AM
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.