As promised, the attorneys for a former German army concentration camp guard whose citizenship was revoked Sept. 29 by a federal judge have appealed.

The notice was listed Tuesday on Anton Geiser’s docket in U.S District Court, Pittsburgh, but had not been docketed with the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals, Philadelphia, as of Wednesday.

U.S. Department of Justice sued Geiser, 81, of 411 Cedar Ave., Sharon, charging that his service as a camp guard made him ineligible for entry into the U.S. His attorneys argued the State Department would admit camp guards who were not war criminals.

U.S. District Court Judge David S. Cercone, Pittsburgh, revoked Geiser’s citizenship, vacated the March 27, 1962, order of Mercer County Common Pleas Court granting him citizenship, canceled his naturalization certificate, and ordered that his naturalization certificate, passports and other citizenship papers be surrendered to the Attorney General within 14 days.

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