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Justice Department Moves to Revoke Citizenship of Alleged Former Nazi

August 14, 1980
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The U.S. Department of Justice said today it filed suit in the U.S. District Court in Chicago to revoke the citizenship of Liudas Kairys, a native of Lithuania, who is alleged to have concealed his services for the Nazi SS during World War II when he applied for citizenship. Kairys, the suit says, came as a displaced person in 1949 and was naturalized in 1957 as a U.S. citizen. It later became known, according to the Justice Department, that he joined the Nazi unit in 1942 and served as a guard at the infamous Treblinka death camp where thousands of Jews were murdered. Kairys now resides in Chicago.

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