Trial Of Former Auschwitz Guard To Begin In Germany

April 20, 2015 8:26 PM

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The Accountant of Auschwitz goes on trial tomorrow. That's the nickname of the 93-year-old German man charged in connection with the murders of 300,000 Hungarian Jews during World War II. Auschwitz survivors and relatives of the victims will attend the trial to see if they will finally get justice. NPR's Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson.

SORAYA SARHADDI NELSON, BYLINE: Former noncommissioned SS Officer Oskar Groening has for years openly talked about the atrocities he witnessed, while tallying money and valuables stolen from prisoners arriving at Auschwitz.

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