Doctors to Examine US Man Sought by Poland in Nazi Case

Michael Karkoc's family denies that he was involved in any war crimes.

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WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish prosecutors say American authorities are moving ahead with their request to extradite a 99-year-old Minnesota man to be tried on allegations he was involved in a World War II massacre of civilians. Polish authorities issued an arrest warrant last year after opening a case following a series of 2013 stories in which The Associated Press identified the man as Ukrainian-born Michael Karkoc, an ex-commander in an SS-led Nazi unit that…

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