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Ukraine-Born Oberlander: Ont ., and Helmut Oberlander

ukraine-born oberlander: There is no doubt that to have done so would have resulted in the rejection of his citizenship application, according to Vancouver Courier. The government maintains the Ukraine-born Oberlander, 94, of Waterloo, Ont., lied about his three-year membership in Einsatzkommando 10a, known as Ek 10a. In a ruling that again paves the way to deport Helmut Oberlander, Judge Michael Phelan found the government's decision more than a year ago to have been justified and transparent.article continues below Trending Stories Vancouver photographer captures 'magical' time-lapse video of moon rising Amanda Tapping on coping with miscarriage Ramada Hotel to serve as temporary social housing'Crazy ride home' Woman yells death threats in West Vancouver bus fight It is uncontested that Oberlander obtained his Canadian citizenship by false representation or by knowingly concealing material circumstances by failing to disclose involvement in the SS at the time of his immigration screening, Phelan wrote. The Second World War Nazi death squad, which operated behind the German army's front line in eastern Europe, was responsible for killing close to 100,000 people, most Jewish. He said he served as an interpreter from 1941 to 1943, performed only mundane duties, and never took part in any killings. In his defence, Oberlander argued he was conscripted as a 17-year-old and faced execution for desertion. ( As reported in the news.