101-Year-Old Ex-Guard at Nazi Camp Is Convicted by German Court


BERLIN — A 101-year-old former concentration camp guard was convicted by a German court on Tuesday of being accessory to more than 3,500 murders and sentenced to five years in prison, although it was not clear whether he would ever serve time.

The man, who has been widely described in the German media as the oldest person ever to be tried on Nazi-era charges, worked as an SS guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp, north of Berlin, from 1942 to 1945. He denied working at the camp, and…



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