John Demjanjuk, a 91-year-old former Ohio auto worker, was convicted in Germany's Munich district court for contributing to the death of thousands of Jews during World War II. But he was freed due to his age and time served.
John Demjanjuk is on trial in Germany, accused of being a guard at a Nazi death camp during World War II. The retired auto worker from Ohio denies the charge.
A Russian survivor of the Sobibor Nazi death camp says he can identify accused guard John Demjanjuk, now on trial in Germany. The Russian man is a new potential witness in the case. If called to testify, he would be the first in the trial to identify the accused directly.
John Demjanjuk, who prosecutors alleged worked as a Nazi guard at the Sobibor death camp, went on trial in Germany Monday. His is likely the last high profile case over WWII war crimes.
The suspected Nazi death camp guard was flown to Munich Tuesday. His may be the country's last World War II war-crimes trial.
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Deportation of the accused death-camp guard was stayed Tuesday.
On Monday, a US judge ruled John Demjanjuk is healthy enough to face trial in Germany. He’s accused of complicity in the deaths of 30,000 Jews and gypsies.