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FILE - John Demjanjuk, shown in this 1981 file photo, was not eligible to obtain U.S. citizenship, a federal appeals court ruled Friday April 30, 2004. German police say John Demjanjuk, who was convicted last year of serving as a Nazi death camp guard, died Saturday March 17, 2012 at a home for the elderly in southern Germany where he has stayed since his trial ended in Munich last year. (AP Photo/Mark Duncan, File)

Convicted death camp guard dies

January 1, 1970

John Demjanjuk, a retired U.S. autoworker who was convicted of being a guard at the Nazis' Sobibor death camp despite steadfastly maintaining over three decades of legal battles that he had been mistaken for someone else, died Saturday, his son told The Associated Press. He was 91.