Former Nazi concentration camp guard to go on trial for mass murder during World War II, 70 years after the Holocaust.
94 year old Johann Rehbogen who works as a guard at the Nazis’ Stutthof concentration camp, where prisoners were killed in a gas chamber, with deadly injections of gasoline or phenol directly to their hearts or shot, starved and even forced outside in winter without clothes until they died of exposure is facing trial in Germany. Rehbohen was charged with being an advocate of mass murder.
Meanwhile, there is no evidence linking him to a specific crime, but more than 60,000 people were killed at Stutthof and prosecutors argue that as a guard, he was an accessory to at least hundreds of those deaths. Fox News.
However, as reported to Fox News, the former SS Sturmann, equivalent to the US Army rank of specialist, does not deny serving in the concentration camp during the war, he further told investigators that he wasn’t aware of the killing as well did not participate in them.
His trial is scheduled to last till January. Due to his age, his age, his tail would only last 2 hours a day and twice a week. Survivors of the Stutthof murder are eager to take on the case, for this is important if it’s over 70 years after the end of the World War II.