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 David Mark Berger

David Mark Berger

Birth
Shaker Heights, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Death 6 Sep 1972 (aged 28)
Munich (München), Münchener Stadtkreis, Bavaria (Bayern), Germany
Burial Beachwood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Memorial ID 27568321 · View Source
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Olympic Athlete. A weightlifter for the Israel Olympic team, he was one of 11 Israeli athletes who were held hostage and murdered in Munich, Germany by Palestinian terrorists during the 1972 Summer Olympic games. He was the only American-born athlete among the victims, having emigrated to Israel after participating in the 1969 Maccabiah Games.

Bio by: Erik Lander


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Erik Lander
  • Added: 15 Jun 2008
  • Find A Grave Memorial 27568321
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for David Mark Berger (24 Jun 1944–6 Sep 1972), Find A Grave Memorial no. 27568321, citing Bet Olam Cemetery, Beachwood, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .