Prosecutors of Nazis have more targets

April 15, 2009 at 2:44 PM
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LUDWIGSBURG, Germany, April 15 (UPI) -- German prosecutors say they are building cases against four men who, like John Demjanjuk, emigrated to the United States after World War II.

Two of the men still live in the United States, although both are fighting deportation, Der Spiegel reported. They are Ivan Kalymon, 87, who lives in Michigan, and Johann Breyer, 83, a Philadelphia resident.

Josias Kumpf, now 83, was deported to Austria a few weeks ago. Algimantas Dailide, 87, left the United States voluntarily, received a suspended sentence in Lithuania and now lives in Kirchberg, Germany.

A federal appeals court temporarily halted Demjanjuk's deportation Tuesday.

The Central Office for the Prosecution of National Socialist Crimes in Ludwigsburg, near Stuttgart, says that Kalymon participated in killings as a member of the Ukrainian Auxiliary Police. He left a written report in 1942, saying he had participated in a "Jewish action."

Breyer, born in Slovakia to an American mother and German father, has admitted being a concentration camp guard. Kumpf has admitted being present when 8,000 Jews were killed at the Trawniki camp near Lublin, Poland, although he denies having killed anyone himself, while Dailide allegedly aided the Nazis as a member of the Lithuanian Secret Police.

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