New 'Ivan the Terrible' claim

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The Independent Online
WASHINGTON (Reuter) - The Second World War Nazi death camp guard known as 'Ivan the Terrible' is alive and may soon be taken into custody, a US congressman claimed.

'The man responsible for the extermination of almost one million Jews at Treblinka is still alive and should be brought to justice,' said the Ohio congressman, James Traficant. 'He resides in Eastern Europe. And our investigation will not only find him but will, hopefully, bring him to justice.' This would clear the name of the retired Ohio carworker John Demjanjuk, who has been convicted in Israel of committing the camp murders, Mr Traficant said. He said the culprit was Ivan Marchenko.

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