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John Demjanjuk's Trial Begins in Israel, 1987

On This Day in Jewish History: February 16, 1987

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#onthisday, 1987, the notorious Treblinka Death Camp guard, John Demjanjuk's trial begins in Israel. Demjanjuk had been living in Ohio raising a family until he was accused of being "Ivan the Terrible" - the man responsible for operating the Treblinka gas chamber and extradited to Israel to stand trial.

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One can watch the @netflix documentary, "The Devil Next Door", and learn more in depth of the entire trial process.

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🖌: @goldenix

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Further Readings:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Demjanjuk

https://www.britannica.com/biography/John-Demjanjuk

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