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‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz’ goes on trial

A former Nazi death camp officer dubbed the “bookkeeper of Auschwitz” goes on trial in Germany Tuesday, with almost 70 Holocaust survivors and victims’ relatives expected in the courtroom.Oskar Groening, 93, will be tried on “accessory to murder” charges in 300,000 cases of deported Hungarian Jews who were sent to the gas chambers, and faces up to 15 years jail.

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