Former SS guard to be deported

NEW YORK, May 20 (JTA) — A U.S. immigration judge has

ordered the deportation of a Pennsylvania man who served as an armed

Nazi SS guard during World War II.

Nikolaus Schiffer, 78, worked at several concentration camps as a member of the SS Death’s Head Battalions. He will be deported to Romania. Schiffer testified that as a guard, he participated in death marches from the Hersbruck concentration camp to Auschwitz, where weakened prisoners were shot or left to die if they could not continue. Schiffer’s naturalized U.S. citizenship was revoked in February 1995.

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