Erna De Vries

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Former Auschwitz prisoner Leon Schwarzbaum at the trial of Reinhold Hanning in Detmold, Germany. Photograph: Bernd Thissen/Reuters

Three Holocaust survivors have testified about the horrors they experienced at the Auschwitz death camp, on the second day of the trial of a former SS(...)

Reinhold Hanning, a 94-year-old former guard at Auschwitz arrives to the courtroom for his trial in Detmold, Germany. Mr Hanning began serving as a guard at Auschwitz when he was 22 years old. Photograph: Bernd Thissen/Reuters

A former Nazi SS guard is due to go on trial in Germany over the murder of at least 170,000 people in Auschwitz. Reinhold Hanning (94) was 20- years-(...)