I don't think Demjanjuk was having an especially good time. Not that he should have -- but I don't think he was. What he was almost certainly trying to do -- in the end unsuccessfully -- was to show that he didn't spend the war being 'Ivan the Terrible' without getting into what he DID spend the war doing. That doesn't make him innocent -- but it is entirely understandable.
U.S., allies conduct 22 strikes against ISIS targets in Iraq, Syria (Reuters)