Keyword: SS

Death of fugitive Nazi SS soldier convicted for massacre in France

Karl Muenter, who was sentenced to death in absentia by a French court for his role in the massacre by his SS division of 86 male civilians in the northern French village of Ascq during World War II, and who last year appeared on German television saying he had no regrets over the events and denied the deaths of six million people in the Holocaust, has died of natural causes in Germany at the age of 96.

Court drops case against German over Oradour-sur-Glane WWII massacre

Cologne court says not enough evidence to convict 89-year-old over 1944 murder of 642 men, women and children in French village.

German man charged over WW2 Oradour massacre in France

Charges against the 88-year-old man relate to Oradour-sur-Glane in central France where 642 people were murdered by SS troops in 1944.

Former SS troops face Oradour-sur-Glane massacre charges

Six former SS troops from a division responsible for the massacre of Oradour-sur-Glane, central France, that left 642 dead face murder charges.