He returned to Germany from a former concentration camp guard who had lived in the United States for more than sixty years. A German Federal Police spokesman said the 95-year-old was expelled last year.
a Frederick Karl Bergert He was not arrested but was questioned by the police after arriving at Frankfurt airport.
A Memphis court ruled in February last year that Berger should be deported because he had been tried in the northern German city of Cell on suspicion of war crimes. The court attempted to find out whether Berger was involved in the killing of prisoners as guardian of the Noingham camp network in 1945. The man claimed that although he had been holding prisoners for a few weeks in the Meppen area near the Dutch border, he had not witnessed any killings or violations. Proceedings against him were finally ended in December due to lack of incriminating evidence.
The Neuengamme camp network was established in 1938. A total of 106,000 people were deported to the central and subcamps, of whom 55,000 died. Most of them worked to death.
Berger has lived in Tennessee, USA since 1959.
The man was caught in the crosshairs of investigators after his name appeared on documents from the Nazi era, found on board a ship that sank in the Baltic Sea in 1950.
According to MTI, several ex-Nazis have been prosecuted in recent years. Earlier this month, prosecutors brought charges against a hundred-year-old German man who may have been involved in 3,518 murders while working as a camp guard at the Sachsenhausen concentration camp.