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Former Nazi Camp Guard to Have Deportation Hearing
KOB ^ | 12/02/2012 | KEVIN BEGOS

Posted on 12/02/2012 2:50:12 PM PST by nickcarraway

As U.S. authorities continue a long legal battle to deport a former Nazi concentration camp guard, it’s not clear what will happen next if they prevail.

Anton Geiser, now 88, has been living in a small western Pennsylvania town for more than 50 years. He didn’t even tell his family about the Nazi service until 2004, when the Justice Department began legal proceedings.

Geiser’s lawyer will be appealing a deportation order next week, before the Board of Immigration Appeals in Falls Church, Va.

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1 posted on 12/02/2012 2:50:18 PM PST by nickcarraway
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Some of the guards actually went out of their way to help Jews, giving them food and medicine. Are they sure that he wasn't in this category?
2 posted on 12/02/2012 2:54:45 PM PST by Katiana Kalashnikova
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To: nickcarraway

Did I ever tell you how Frankie Sinatra once saved my life!


3 posted on 12/02/2012 2:54:50 PM PST by RBStealth
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1945 was 67 years ago, which would have made this guy 21 at war’s end. Going after the officers and politicians who ran things, that’s great. Problem is, they’ve all died of old age by now. This guy was just a draftee.


4 posted on 12/02/2012 2:54:50 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: nickcarraway
Tattoo a Star of David on his forehead and drop him in Gaza.
5 posted on 12/02/2012 2:55:44 PM PST by llevrok (Unlike Obama, at least Nero could play a fiddle.)
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To: nickcarraway

If Susan Rice or Lurch don’t work out for Sec. of State, Bathhouse Barry can nominate this guy.


6 posted on 12/02/2012 2:59:02 PM PST by twister881
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To: nickcarraway

Well at 88 the guy will be dying soon and he will burn in Hell for a long time.


7 posted on 12/02/2012 3:00:20 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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He’s an old dude—soon he will face a higher judge greater than any on this earthly sphere. What has he been doing the last 60 years?


8 posted on 12/02/2012 3:02:08 PM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: PapaBear3625

I didn’t think one was drafted into the SS.


9 posted on 12/02/2012 3:03:05 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Georgia Girl 2

Along with anyone who was a guard at a Soviet Gulag.


10 posted on 12/02/2012 3:04:27 PM PST by dfwgator
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Are former KAPOS or members of the Ghetto Jewish Police ever prosecuted?
11 posted on 12/02/2012 3:04:37 PM PST by Godwin1
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I did not approve of going after Demjanjuk, because of his extenuating circumstances......He was a dead man if he went back to Russia, and he was a dead man if he didn’t cooperate with the Germans. And most of the evidence against him came from the Soviets, like they would never make stuff up.

The Germans were anxious to nail Demjanjuk, just so they could go “See, it wasn’t only Germans that participated in the Holocaust.”


12 posted on 12/02/2012 3:07:17 PM PST by dfwgator
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

“What has he been doing the last 60 years?”

And just what did he do back then?

” Both sides agree that Geiser guarded only the perimeter of the camps”

What kinda choices did he have? None! But he probably shouldn’t have been granted citizenship.


13 posted on 12/02/2012 3:14:54 PM PST by Dr. Bogus Pachysandra ( Ya can't pick up a turd by the clean end!)
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To: dfwgator

Wrong, I had a cousin who was drafted into the SS at 16 years of age and shipped to Stalingrad. Escaped back to Germany one step ahead of the Russians. FWIW


14 posted on 12/02/2012 3:17:28 PM PST by gunner03
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I had a great-uncle who was almost captured by the Russians. American infantryman, he was among the first Americans to reach Berlin. He was souvenir hunting in the vicinity of Hitler’s bunker (I don’t recall the back story on how or why he was there and alone) when a Russian patrol caught up with him. He said they had a couple machine guns trained on him, had his hands up and kept motioning for him to come to them. Said he’d have rather been shot in the back than caught by the Russians so he turned, walked slowly around the corner, and once out of sight ran like an olympian.


15 posted on 12/02/2012 3:28:15 PM PST by Wyrd bi ful ard (Gone Galt, 11/07/12)
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To: dfwgator
Along with anyone who was a guard at a Soviet Gulag.

That would present two problems. The first would be the Left's opposition to prosecuting anybody for being a Communist. The second would be that at least some of them would be Jewish.

16 posted on 12/02/2012 3:32:23 PM PST by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Katiana Kalashnikova

I read a book about the American war prisoners in Japan, when Japan surrendered they were stuck in their prison camps but they were no longer prisoners. The first thing they did was hang the mean, hateful guard but for the most part they felt that the rest of the guards were just doing their duty.


17 posted on 12/02/2012 3:32:52 PM PST by tiki
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To: Georgia Girl 2

How do you figure he’s going to hell?


18 posted on 12/02/2012 3:41:13 PM PST by InvisibleChurch (the mature Christian is almost impossible to offend)
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To: PapaBear3625

The guy was 17 when he was forced to join. Doesn’t make sense to hound him anymore.


19 posted on 12/02/2012 3:43:39 PM PST by Sawdring
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To: Forward the Light Brigade
What has he been doing the last 60 years?

Probably the same thing as John Demjanjuk, who has fought denaturalization and deportation since 1977. The United States extradited Demjanjuk to Israel, where he was convicted in 1988 of being "Ivan the Terrible" and sentenced to death. The Israeli Supreme Court reversed the conviction after evidence surfaced that another man was "Ivan the Terrible."

The U.S. government stripped Demjanjuk of citizenship and ordered him deported in 2005 for having served as a Nazi prison camp guard in Poland and Germany.

These men were victims of war too and their only alleged crimes were following the orders of their superiors.

As a side note, one could also argue their case by comparing their actions to the Haditha 7, which almost everyone here would likely support their innocence.

It's time to let it go and leave these individuals alone with their own consciences and let them die in peace.........

20 posted on 12/02/2012 3:49:04 PM PST by Hot Tabasco (Jab her with a harpoon.....)
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