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Ex-US resident faces Nazi inquiry

BERLIN — A 93-year-old man who acknowledged he served with the SS in the Nazis’ Auschwitz death camp but contends he was only a cook is under investigation by German authorities as a possible accessory to murder, a prosecutor said Wednesday.

Hans Lipschis was deported from the United States in 1983 for lying about his Nazi past when he immigrated to Chicago in the 1950s after the war.

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