A man who served as an armed guard at a death camp in occupied Poland and is believed to be the last known Nazi collaborator living in the United States has been arrested and deported to Germany.
At the order of President Trump, ICE agents removed 95-year-old Jakiw Palij from his home Monday in Queens, New York. ABC News reports Pajil was removed by wheelchair from his home and didn’t answer any questions. He is said to have made a “pained howl” as agents moved him from his wheelchair onto an ambulance stretcher. The Trump administration released a statement after Pajil landed in Germany early Tuesday, saying: “President Trump commends his administration’s comprehensive actions, especially ICE’s actions, in removing this war criminal from United States soil.” Palij is accused of working at the Treblinka death camp, where as many as 900,000 Jews were killed in its gas chambers. Read more at ABC News.