Former SS guard Oskar Groening (center) is helped into the court room prior to the trial against him in Lueneburg, northern Germany, April 23, 2015. Groening, 93, is accused of helping to operate the death camp Auschwitz in Nazi-occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought there and at least 300,000 were almost immediately gassed to death.
Former SS guard Oskar Groening (center) is helped into the court room prior to the trial against him in Lueneburg, northern Germany, April 23, 2015. Groening, 93, is accused of helping to operate the death camp Auschwitz in Nazi-occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought there and at least 300,000 were almost immediately gassed to death. AP
Former SS guard Oskar Groening (center) is helped into the court room prior to the trial against him in Lueneburg, northern Germany, April 23, 2015. Groening, 93, is accused of helping to operate the death camp Auschwitz in Nazi-occupied Poland between May and June 1944, when some 425,000 Jews from Hungary were brought there and at least 300,000 were almost immediately gassed to death. AP

Auschwitz guard offers Germans something rare: A Nazi who admits what he did

April 23, 2015 03:06 PM