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    1. A former SS officer known as the "bookkeeper of Auschwitz" and a woman who survived the Nazi death camp delivered wrenching testimony in a German courtroom Wednesday as his historic trial neared a verdict. German national Oskar Groening, 94, stands accused of 300,000 counts of "accessory to murder" in the cases of deported Hungarian Jews sent to the gas chambers between May and July 1944. "In ...

    2. A former bookkeeper at Auschwitz who is accused of assisting in the mass murder of at least 300,000 people told a German court on Wednesday he could only ask God to forgive him as he was not entitled to ask this of victims of the Holocaust. Oskar Groening, 94, did not kill anyone himself while working as a clerk at the notorious Nazi death camp but prosecutors say his role made him a part of the...

    3. Former Auschwitz guard asks God for forgiveness at trial

      Associated Press via Yahoo! NewsJul 01 07:56 AM

      BERLIN (AP) — A 94-year-old former SS sergeant who served in Auschwitz testified Wednesday he helped the death camp function in his role sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews after they arrived in cattle-cars.

    4. In April, Groening said he felt morally guilty for his work at Auschwitz but that it was up to the court to decide whether he was legally guilty.

    5. His statement came before the powerful testimony of one of the world's most famous Holocaust survivors who lost most of her family in the death camp in Nazi-occupied Poland.

    6. Ex-SS guard admits aiding Auschwitz

      BBC NewsJul 01 11:30 AM

      A former SS guard being tried for accessory to murder, Oskar Groening, admits he helped Auschwitz function by sorting cash and valuables seized from Jews.

    7. Amy R. Connolly BERLIN, July 1 (UPI) -- Former Auschwitz guard Oskar Groening, on trial for his role in the Holocaust, said he will not ask forgiveness from survivors and families, only God.

    8. Former SS guard at Nazi death camp also tells court in Germany that he has no right to ask for forgiveness The former SS guard Oskar Gröning, who is accused of complicity in the murder of 300,000 Hungarian Jews, has admitted guilt for his role in the Nazi killing machinery but said he had no right to ask for forgiveness. Gröning, 94, told a court: “I’ve consciously not asked for forgiveness for...

    9. 94-year-old Oskar Groening, dubbed the "Accountant of Auschwitz," faces 300,000 counts of accessory to murder

    10. © Ronny Hartmann/Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Oskar Gröning, 94, acknowledged his complicity in the Holocaust for his work at the Auschwitz concentration camp, where he collected money from arriving prisoners.

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