German prosecutors open preliminary investigation of US man who was commander of Nazi-led unit

  • by: GEIR MOULSON , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 24, 2013 - 2:14 PM

BERLIN — German prosecutors said Monday that they opened a formal preliminary investigation of a Minnesota man who was a commander of a Nazi-led unit during World War II, to determine whether there is enough evidence to bring charges and seek his extradition.

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