‘Bookkeeper of Auschwitz,’ last surviving Nazi war criminal, dies at 96 before prison time

Posted on March 13, 2018



Oskar Gröning, 96, was sentenced to prison for his role in the murder of 300,000 people at Auschwitz death camp. He was likely the last surviving Nazi war criminal to face trial.

The former SS guard at Auschwitz death camp, Gröning, died before serving his four-year sentence for aiding and abetting the murder of 300,000 people during the Holocaust.