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Ex-Nazi camp guard deported by U.S. dies in Germany

World Jan 11, 2019

Ex-Nazi camp guard deported by U.S. dies in Germany

Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who lived an unassuming life in New York City for decades until his past was revealed and he was deported to Germany last year, has died, German media reported Thursday. He was 95. The Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung ...

America's oldest World War II veteran dies at 112

World Dec 28, 2018

America's oldest World War II veteran dies at 112

A family member says America's oldest World War II veteran who was also believed to be oldest living man in the U.S. has died in Texas. Richard Overton was 112. Shirley Overton, whose husband was Richard's cousin, says the Army veteran died Thursday evening at ...

Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel

World Dec 23, 2018

Last surviving fighter in 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising dies in Israel

The last surviving fighter from the doomed 1943 Warsaw Ghetto uprising by Jewish partisans against the Nazis died Saturday in Israel aged 94, the country's president said. Simcha Rotem, who went by the nom-de-guerre Kazik, served in the Jewish Fighting Organization that staged the uprising ...