More death camp guards face trial

Nearly seven decades after the Second World War, German authorities have reopened hundreds of investigations of Nazi death camp guards. Dozens of people could face trial as a result.

The cases were reopened after John Demjanjuk, a guard at the Sobibor camp in occupied Poland, was found guilty of being an accessory to murder. His case set a legal precedent for securing convictions against former guards even when they could not be held responsible for specific killings.