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Nazi war criminal Priebke dies aged 100 in Italy

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Nazi war criminal Erich Priebke died Friday in Rome aged 100 after serving nearly 15 years under house arrest for a World War II massacre in Italy for which he never expressed remorse. 

Former German SS officer Erich Priebke, seen at the a Rome military justice court on July 30, 1996

Priebke was sentenced to life in prison in 1998 for his role in a bloodbath at Rome's Ardeatine caves in March 1944 that left 335 people dead, including 75 Jews.

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