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John Demjanjuk


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John Demjanjuk was a Ukrainian-American accused of war crimes and crimes against humanity carried out while serving as a guard at Nazi extermination camps during World War II. Legal cases concerning his participation in the Holocaust began during the 1970s and continued until his death in 2012. During that time, Demjanjuk's trials attracted global media attention.
  • Personal 

  • Background 

  • Extradition to Israel 

  • Trial in Israel 

  • Second round of charges in the US 

  • Trial in Germany 

  • Death and posthumous efforts to restore US citizenship 

  • Subsequent prosecutions of Nazi extermination camp guards