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September 9, 1987
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The war crimes trial of John Demjanjuk of Cleveland was set to open here January 19. He is charged with committing atrocities at the Treblinka death camp — where 900,000 Jews were murdered during World War II — as the sadistic guard “Ivan the Terrible.” But at a hearing in District Court here, the first suspected Nazi war criminal extradited to Israel for trial said he was not “Ivan.”

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