Quantcast
Home » Topics » Auschwitz

German police arrest 93-year-old Auschwitz medic for aiding and abetting murder

German police have arrested a former Nazi medic who served at the Auschwitz death camp, on multiple charges of aiding and abetting murder, prosecutors said Tuesday. The 93-year-old, who was arrested at his home near Neubrandenburg north of Berlin, underwent a medical checkup before he faced a judge and was…

Germany charges 93-year-old alleged Auschwitz guard

German prosecutors said Thursday they had charged a 93-year-old alleged former guard at the Nazi death camp Auschwitz with complicity to murder. The accused, who was not identified by prosecutors but has been named by media as Hans Lipschis, was deported to Germany from the United States in the 1980s…

More than 40 Auschwitz guards ‘to face German justice’

German investigators into Nazi war crimes will send the files of more than 40 former Auschwitz death camp personnel to state prosecutors from next month, a newspaper reported Tuesday. Most of the suspects are aged in their 90s and they live in all parts of Germany including the former communist…

One in five young Germans ‘unaware of Auschwitz’

One in five young Germans has no idea that Auschwitz was a Nazi death camp, a poll released Wednesday showed, two days ahead ofHolocaust memorial day. Although 90 percent of those asked did know it was a concentration camp, the poll for Thursday’s edition of Stern news magazine revealed that Auschwitz meant nothing to 21 percent…

Diaries of Nazi doctor Josef Mengele up for sale

NEW YORK — The diaries of feared Nazi war criminal Josef Mengele, the so-called “Angel of Death” who carried out gruesome medical experiments on prisoners at Auschwitz, will be auctioned in the United States. The diaries, written after World War II once Mengele had fled from the Allies to Latin…

Google+