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Notorious Nazi War Criminal Dies in Rome

Erich Priebke, the defiant World War II Nazi SS officer convicted in the wartime massacre of 335 Italian civilians, has died in Rome. He was 100. The Italian newspaper La Repubblica Friday reported Priebke's death, citing his lawyer. A wartime captain in Germany's dreaded Waffen SS, Priebke fled to Argentina after the war. He was arrested there in 1994 and extradited to Rome, where he was tried, convicted and sentenced to a life term under house arrest. Dubbed "the butcher of ...

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