Kyiv Post | 24Feb2010 | Associated Press

Demjanjuk trial: Former Nazi camp guard testifies

MUNICH — A former Soviet soldier taken prisoner during World War II has testified in the trial of John Demjanjuk that he didn't know he would be used as a concentration camp guard when he agreed to work for the Nazis.

Ukrainian-born Alex Nagorny told the Munich state court Wednesday that when he was recruited from a PoW camp he agreed to serve to stave off hunger.

The 92-year-old says: "I was simply asked if I wanted to work and I was hungry."

Millions of Soviet prisoners died in German captivity, and the defense argues those who agreed to serve the Nazis had no choice.

Demjanjuk is accused of serving as a guard in Sobibor and is charged ....

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Today’s story from AP says witness Nagorny testified that he remembered a Demjanjuk in Flossenburg.  Then he approached my dad for identification.  My father took his sunglasses off.  Nagorny looked at him and said, “That’s definitely not him, no resemblance.”