Honoring Those Who Died
This site honors the memory of David Berger, an American citizen who was one of 11 Israeli athletes killed at the 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Germany. David had no expectations of winning a medal but joined the Israeli weightlifting team to realize his dream - a dream which ended tragically. The Memorial is dedicated to his memory and the memory of the ten other athletes.Read More
Did You Know?
While the ten other victims of the Munich Massacre were buried in Israel, David Berger’s body was returned to the United States on an Air Force jet per order of President Nixon. He is buried in Cleveland Heights, Ohio.