War Crimes

No Place to Hide A death camp boss is sent home

With a coat draped over his cuffed hands, the tired-looking man with the Santa Claus beard and soft hat slipped away from his escorts for a moment and lunged toward a crowd of reporters. "What they are doing right now," shouted Karl Linnas, "is murder and kidnaping!" Before he could say more, American immigration officers hustled the 67-year-old Long Island resident into an office at New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport. About two hours later Linnas was driven out onto the tarmac and led up a ramp to an Ilyushin Il-62M airliner bound for Prague. Officials from the Soviet...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!