Books: Unmasked

THE TRIAL OF IVAN THE TERRIBLE

by Tom Teicholz

St. Martin's Press; 354 pages

$22.95

Two questions haunt the case of John Demjanjuk. Is he really "Ivan the Terrible," operator of the gas chambers at the Treblinka death camp in Poland during 1942-43? And if so, how is it that a retired Cleveland autoworker with a spotless record as a churchgoing citizen and loving family man was also capable of murdering hundreds of thousands of Jews, stabbing and mutilating his victims even as he marched them to their deaths?

Author Tom Teicholz, a New York City attorney who quit his job...

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