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identification card proves
ivan demjanjuk
guarded jews at
sobibor death camp
demjanjuk insists
had to or die
only handful of
two hundred fifty
thousand jews survived
and no aged survivor
remembers so
ivan demjanjuk
though convicted
as accessory in murder
of twenty-eight thousand
was released to german
nursing home
pending appeal
at least he’ll never go
back to cleveland
said one survivor

Source: “Demjanjuk in Munich” by Lawrence Douglas in Harper’s March 2012

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