Death of John Demjanjuk

April 3, 1920 - March 17, 2012
Berlin | Age 91

Convicted death camp guard dies at 91
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DAVID RISING, The Associated Press

BERLIN (AP) — John Demjanjuk was convicted of being a low-ranking guard at the Sobibor death camp, but his 35-year fight on three continents to clear his name — a legal battle that had not yet ended when he died at age 91 — made him one of the best-known faces of Nazi prosecutions.

The conviction of the retired Ohio autoworker in a Munich court in May on 28,060 counts of being an accessory to murder, which was still being appealed,...

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