Ukrainian

ohn Demjanjuk listens as a court reads out its verdict pronouncing him not guilty of 28,060 counts of accessory to murder due to insufficient evidence on May 12, 2011 in Munich, Germany. Demjanjuk, 91, had been extradited to Germany after living for years in the U.S. to face trial on accusations that he was a guard at the notorious death camp of Sobibor in Poland where up to 250,000 Jews died during World War II. Demjanjuk was born in Ukraine and served in the Russian Army during the war before he was captured by the Nazis, and prosecutors claim he agreed to serve as a Sobibor guard. Demjanjuk has always claimed his innocence, saying he was never at Sobibor, Treblinka or Trawniki

Former Nazi Demjanjuk Dies At 91

John Demjanjuk, a former U.S. citizen convicted of working at the Nazi’s Sobibor death camp died Saturday at the age of 91. Demjanjuk maintained for more than 30 years that he was not the guard and it was a case of mistaken identity.

CBS4–03/17/2012

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