A German court said a 92-year-old former member of the Nazis' Waffen SS will go on trial in September on allegations he executed a Dutch resistance fighter in 1944.
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The Hagen state court said in a statement Monday he would go on trial Sept. 2 on charges he killed resistance fighter Aldert Klaas Dijkema in September 1944.
Bruins and alleged accomplice August Neuhaeuser, who has since died, are accused of driving Dijkema to an isolated spot and then shooting him at least four times. They later reported Dijkema had tried to escape.
Bruins volunteered for the SS after the Nazis overran his homeland in 1941.
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