A 1957 photograph shows Jakiw Palij, a former Nazi concentration camp guard who has been living in the Queens borough of New York. Photograph: US department of justice via AP

The last Nazi war crimes suspect facing deportation from the US was taken from his home in New York City and deported on Tuesday to Germany, the White(...)

  Oskar Gröning, who died before beginning a four year sentence handed down in 2015.  Photograph:  Hans-Jurgen Wege/Getty Images

Oskar Gröning, an unassuming onetime corporal in Hitler’s Waffen SS who became known as the bookkeeper of Auschwitz, one of the very last Germans to f(...)

Former Auschwitz guard Reinhold Hanning arrives for his trial at the court in Detmold, western Germany. Photograph:  Wolfgang Rattay/AFP/Getty Images

A 94-year-old ex-SS man went on trial in western Germany on Thursday, accused of being an accessory to the murder of at least 170,000 people in the Au(...)

 Oskar Groening (93) at the first day of his trial to face charges of being accomplice to the murder of 300,000 people at the Auschwitz concentration camp. Photograph:  Andreas Tamme/Getty Images

A 93-year-old former bookkeeper at Auschwitz who is accused of being an accessory to mass murder told a German court on Tuesday that he felt morally (...)

Efraim Zuroff, the Simon Wiesenthal Centre’s chief Nazi hunter, in front of a placard reading “Operation last chance - late but not too late”, in Berlin yesterday. Photograph: Gero Breloer/AP

The poster before the Austrian embassy in Berlin could be advertising fast food or washing powder. But, look closer, and you see the entrance to th(...)