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Yaakov Springer

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Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Yaakov Springer

Person  Male  Born 1921  Died 6/9/1972

Weightlifting coach and wrestler. Also known as Yakov, he was born in Poland. During World War II, 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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