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New York Times: Poland says Ukrainian man from Minnesota ordered Nazi-led atrocities


Ukrainian veteran of SS Division “Galician”, carries a wreath at the division soldiers cemetery near Chervone village, some 70km from western Ukrainian city of Lviv on July 24, 2011. The SS Division ‘Galician’ or 14th Grenadier Division of the Waffen SS ‘Galician’ (first Ukrainian) prior to 1944 titled the 14th SS-Volunteer Division “Galician” was a World War II German military formation formed in 1943 of volunteers from Galicia in western Ukraine but later also incorporated Slovack, Czech and Dutch volunteers.

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WARSAW — The Polish government will seek the extradition of a 98-year-old Ukrainian-American who prosecutors say carried out Nazi-led atrocities in 1944 that killed scores of civilians.

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