John Demjanjuk, an 89-year-old suspected former Nazi guard, was rolled into a Munich court in a wheelchair Monday for the start of his trial on charges of being an accessory in the deaths of nearly 28,000 Jews.
The trial of John Demjanjuk, an 89-year-old suspected former Nazi camp guard, began in Munich on Monday, in what is likely to be the last big Nazi-era case. Demjanjuk is accused of assisting in the killing of 27,900 Jews.
A German court has decided that John Demjanjuk, an alleged former Nazi camp guard, will be tried for "complicity to murder" 27,900 people at the Sobibor death camp in Poland, where prosecutors believe he worked as a guard in 1943.
Prosecutors have determined that alleged former Nazi guard John Demjanjuk is fit for trial after a medical examination. The 89-year-old Ukrainian native was deported from the United States to Germany in May.
To commemorate the 80th anniversary of Anne Frank's birth, an Amsterdam museum will display the original diaries that made the Jewish girl, killed at the age of 13 in a Nazi extermination camp, a household name.