Person    | Male  Born 1921  Died 6/9/1972

Yaakov Springer

Weightlifting coach and wrestler. Also known as Yakov, he was born in Poland. During WW2 he took part in the Warsaw Ghetto uprising. Along with ten other team members, he was murdered by Palestinian terrorists in Munich in 1972.

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