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Archive/File: camps/aktion.reinhard/treblinka/horn horn.002 people/d/demjanjuk.john/horn.deposition horn.002 people/h/horn.otto horn.002 
Last-Modified: 1995/02/06
Source: United States Department of Justice

The following are _extracts_ from the Horn deposition in the Demjanjuk
case.

CITY OF WEST BERLIN          |
AMERICAN CONSULATE GENERAL   |
THE UNITED STATES MISSION    | ss
IN WEST BERLIN               |
-----------------------------+

Deposition of OTTO HORN, taken before me, Sandra Humphrey, Consul of
the United States of America, at the American Consulate, in the
United States Mission in West Berlin, Clayallee 170, Berlin 33, at
9:15 a.m., 26 February 1980, in a certain cause pending and at issue
between the 

		UNITED STATES OF AMERICA,
	                        Plaintiff

 and

                JOHN DEMJANJUK,	
                               Defendent.

It appearing that the said witness could not understand the English
language and did welll understand the German language, one Norbert
Za"nker, who well understands said languages and who was first duly
sworn by me, interpreted accordingly.

The interrogatories and answers of the witness to said
interrogatories, and objections by counsel, were taken down
stenographically by Paul Ellenbogen, being by me first duly sworn,
and were forthwith transcribed by him under my direction, the
inspection, reading and signing of said transcript having been
waived by the said witness.

[The deposition hearing was called to order at 9:15 a.m., 26
February 1980.]

MR. MOSCOWITZ: Today is February 26th, 1980. We are here in the
American Consulate in the United States Mission in West Berlin.

This is the deposition of Otto Horn in the matter in connection with
proceedings in United States of America versus Demjanjuk, which is a
proceeding in the Northern District of Ohio, Civil No. C77-923,
before the Honorable Frank J. Battisti.

My name is Norman Moscowitz. I'm an attorney with the Office of
Special Investigations, Department of Justice. I'm representing the
Government.

I'd ask everyone to go around the table and to identify themselves
for the record.

MR. HORRIGAN: My name is John Horrigan. I'm Assistant United States
Attorney in the Northern District of Ohio.

MR. CHARIG: My name is Gerard F. Chrig. I am the Chief of the
Overseas Office of the United States Department of Justice, with
offices at Munich, Germany, in the American Consulate General.

MS. HUMPHREY: I am Sandra Humphrey. I'm the United States Counsel at
the Counselate General in Berlin.

MR. GONAKIS: Spiros Gonakis, Attorney for Defendant.

MR. MARTIN: John W. Martin, Attorney for Mr. Demjanjuk.

MRR. MOSCOWITZ: Mr. Ellenbogen?

MR. ELLENBOGEN: Paul Ellenbogen, Court Reporter for the proceedings.

[Court Interpreter, Mr. Horn, and video crew are introduced for the
record, and sworn.]


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