31 Jan '17, 11am

Poland puts detailed list of Auschwitz SS guards online

Poland puts detailed list of Auschwitz SS guards online

WARSAW, Poland — Historians in Poland have put online what they say is the most complete list of Nazi SS commanders and guards at the Auschwitz concentration camp in hopes some of them can still be brought to justice. The state-run Institute of National Remembrance said Monday that the SS KL Auschwitz Garrison list is based on data from archives in Poland, Germany, Austria, the United States and, to a limited extent, Russia, where archives remain mostly inaccessible. The work of historian Aleksander Lasik, the institute and the Auschwitz-Birkenau Memorial, it has more than 8,500 entries. It is based on a list that Lasik built during more than 30 years of archival research. "The world justice system has failed and I'm doing what a historian should do: expose the responsible individuals as war criminals," Lasik said. Up to 200 former guards at the German death camp could sti...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/europe/poland-puts-detailed-l...

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