Germany Shelves Nazi Crimes Probe Of US ManGerman prosecutors have shelved their Nazi war crimes investigation of a retired Minnesota carpenter whom The Associated Press exposed as a former commander in an SS-led unit, saying Friday that the 96-year-old is not fit for trial.
NE Minneapolis Nazi-Suspect Case Moves Ahead Germany's highest criminal court has ruled that the country has jurisdiction over the case of a retired Minnesota carpenter that an Associated Press investigation exposed as a former commander in a Nazi SS-led unit.
John Williams interviews WWII / Nazi reenactor Scott Steben
Jewish Group Speaks Out On Photo Of Nazi Flags In Mpls. RestaurantLocal Jewish community groups were speaking out Tuesday about a controversial holiday party held at a popular Minneapolis restaurant.
Re-Enactor Explains Picture With Nazi Flags Taken At Mpls. RestaurantA popular northeast Minneapolis restaurant is taking heat, after a picture surfaced showing Nazi flags at a holiday party.
Movie Blog: 'Generation War' @ The Lagoon Sympathizing with Nazis is something the viewer is pushed to do in "Generation War," a four-and-a-half hour German miniseries that was originally titled "Our Mothers, Our Fathers."
Experts Welcome German Decision Against Minn. Man New evidence that a Minneapolis man who commanded a Nazi SS-led unit ordered an attack on a Polish village in World War II underscores the need for federal authorities to investigate, a leader of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas said Monday.
Murder Charges Recommended In Minn. Nazi Case A German federal prosecutor in charge of investigating Nazi crimes says he is recommending murder charges against a Minnesota man shown in a June AP report to be a former commander in a Nazi SS-led unit accused of burning villages filled with women and children.
Data Shows Deported Nazi War Criminals Never Left U.S.At least 10 suspected Nazi war criminals ordered deported by the United States never left the country, according to an Associated Press review of Justice Department data — and four are living in the U.S. today. All remained eligible for public benefits such as Social Security until they exhausted appeals, and in one case even beyond.
Poland, Germany Probe Nazi-Led Unit Commander Prosecutors in Poland and Germany said Tuesday they are reviewing files on a Minnesota man who was a commander of a Nazi-led unit to see if they have enough evidence to press charges and request his extradition from the United States.
Shock Lingers After Nazi Unit Leader Found In USThe revelation that a top former commander of a Nazi SS-led military unit has lived quietly in Minneapolis for the past six decades came as a shock to those who knew 94-year-old Michael Karkoc. World War II survivors in both the U.S. and Europe harshly condemned the news and prosecutors in Poland have said they'll investigate.
Minn. Family Disputes Father Was NaziThe family of a 94-year-old Minneapolis man is disputing a report that he commanded a Nazi SS-led unit in World War II and lied about his wartime past in order to become a U.S. citizen. The Associated Press reported Friday that Michael Karkoc was a top commander in the Ukrainian Self-Defense Legion, citing Karkoc's own memoir among other evidence. Wartime records don't show that Karkoc had a direct hand in war crimes, though records indicate he lied about his past when immigrating to the U.S.