Ex-Auschwitz Guard Says He Was 'Morally Complicit' In Atrocities

April 21, 2015 3:47 PM

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Former SS guard Oskar Groening, now 93, enters a car after the first day of the trial against him in Lueneburg, Germany, on Tuesday. He faces 300,000 counts of accessory to murder, in a case that tests the argument that anyone who served at a Nazi death camp was complicit in what happened there.

A 93-year-old former guard at Auschwitz said his work at the concentration camp made him "morally complicit" in the atrocities committed there, but told judges at the opening of his trial they "must decide on the question of ... criminal liability."

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