German prosecutor, head of Central Office of the Judicial Authorities of the Federal States for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes, Jens Rommel stands in the archives room of the institution in Ludwigsburg, southwestern Germany. Photo: AFP

Will time catch the Third Reich’s last war criminals before Germany’s Nazi hunters?

The spectacle of defendants in their 90s appearing in court to answer for crimes dating back to 1945 or earlier has renewed debate about the country’s dark history

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German prosecutor, head of Central Office of the Judicial Authorities of the Federal States for the Investigation of National Socialist Crimes, Jens Rommel stands in the archives room of the institution in Ludwigsburg, southwestern Germany. Photo: AFP
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