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The story of John Demjanjuk

File picture of Demjanjuk in 1983
John Demjanjuk was born in Ukraine in 1920. He was captured by the Germans in 1942 while serving in the Soviet Red Army.
John Demjanjuk arrives at a federal building in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2005
He claims to have spent much of the war as a German POW. In 1952, he emigrated to the US, settling in Ohio and working as a car mechanic.
John Demjanjuk in court in Jerusalem in 1988
He was extradited to Israel in 1986 to face charges of being 'Ivan the Terrible', the notorious guard at the Treblinka death camp.
John Demjanjuk in his cell at Israel's Ayalon Prison in 1993
Two years later he was convicted of war crimes and crimes against humanity, and was sent to Israel's Ayalon Prison to await his death sentence by hanging.
John Demjanjuk in Israel's Supreme Court in 1993
But in 1993, his conviction was overturned by the Israeli Supreme Court after evidence emerged showing that he was not 'Ivan the Terrible'.
John Demjanjuk flies home from Israel with US Democrat James Traficant
He returned to the US despite objections from Jewish groups who said there was enough evidence to prove he was a Nazi death camp guard.
Mr Demjanjuk's wartime ID provided by US justice department
In 2002, a US court ruled there was evidence, including this wartime pass, placing Mr Demjanjuk as a guard at camps in Nazi-occupied Poland.
John Demjanjuk in court in Cleveland, Ohio, in 2006
He denies the charges and questions the authenticity of the evidence, including the pass. He was stripped of his US citizenship and faced deportation.
John Demjanjuk transported by ambulance to Stadelheim prison in Munich, Germany, on 12 May 2009
He was taken to Munich in May 2009, six months after German prosecutors said they had evidence of his involvement in 29,000 deaths at Sobibor.
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