Former SS Officer in German Court on Murder Charges
by News Editor
BBC – Former SS officer Siert Bruins, 92, has appeared in court in Germany accused of murdering a Dutch resistance fighter some 70 years ago.
He could face a life sentence if found guilty over the death of Aldert Klaas Dijkema in September 1944.
The incident occurred when Mr Bruins, a Dutch-born German, was stationed on the Dutch-German border.