While Oskar Groening admits, to some extent at least, a role in the 300,000 murders with which he's charged, he's 93, in failing health and unlikely to spend much time in prison. So for Germany, the trial of "The Accountant of Auschwitz," which begins April 21, isn't so much about justice or punishment, it's about the importance of never forgetting the Holocaust.
While Oskar Groening admits, to some extent at least, a role in the 300,000 murders with which he's charged, he's 93, in failing health and unlikely to spend much time in prison. So for Germany, the trial of "The Accountant of Auschwitz," which begins April 21, isn't so much about justice or punishment, it's about the importance of never forgetting the Holocaust.
While Oskar Groening admits, to some extent at least, a role in the 300,000 murders with which he's charged, he's 93, in failing health and unlikely to spend much time in prison. So for Germany, the trial of "The Accountant of Auschwitz," which begins April 21, isn't so much about justice or punishment, it's about the importance of never forgetting the Holocaust.

Germany’s response to Nazism on trial as man, 93, faces 300,000 charges

April 15, 2015 11:34 AM

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