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John Demjanjuk

Nazi Collaborator

Year of birth:1920
Status:Expired
Died:17th Mar 2012
Cause:Natural causes
Wiki Link:John Demjanjuk
9 apperances:2012 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 1996 | 1995 | 1994 | 1993

John Demjanjuk Dies

John Demjanjuk , alleged Nazi collaborator, has died to provide DeathList 2012 with its second success of the year. Demjanjuk was born in Ukraine, but after being captured by the Germans in the war, allegedly became a guard at two extermination camps and was suspected of being the infamous "Ivan the Terrible". Demjanjuk was initially tried in Israel, where his conviction was overturned, and then again in Germany where he was convicted of being an accessory to 27,900 murders, for which he was sentenced to 5 year is prison, equivalent to about 1.5 hours detention for every offence. He died aged 91 while awaiting a new trial. Demjanjuk made 5 appearances on DeathList, being selected at number 34 in 2012.



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