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Witek Goldberg (1937 - 1942)

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Witek Goldberg
1937 - 1942
Born
1937
Warsaw, Warszawa County, Masovian Voivodeship, Poland
Death
1942
Treblinka Extermination Camp in Treblinka, ostrowski County, Mazowieckie, Poland
Summary
Witek Goldberg was born in 1937 in Warsaw, Warszawa County, Masovian Voivodeship Poland, and died at age 5 years old in 1942 at Treblinka Extermination Camp in Treblinka, ostrowski County, Mazowieckie. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Witek Goldberg.
Updated: March 6, 2017
Biography ID: 192691269

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Witek Goldberg passed away at age 5 years old in 1942 at Treblinka Extermination Camp in Treblinka, ostrowski County, Mazowieckie. Witek Goldberg was born in 1937 in Warsaw, Warszawa County, Masovian Voivodeship Poland. Family, friend, or fan, this family history biography is for you to remember Witek Goldberg.

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Witek Goldberg lived 72 years shorter than the average Goldberg family member when he died at the age of 5.
The average age of a Goldberg family member is 77.
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1937 - 1942 World Events

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In 1937, in the year that Witek Goldberg was born, on May 6th, the German zeppelin the Hindenburg caught fire and blew up. The Hindenburg was a passenger ship traveling to Frankfurt Germany. It tried to dock in New Jersey, one of the stops, and something went wrong - it blew up. Thirty-six people were killed out of the 97 on board - 13 passengers, 22 crewmen, and one ground worker. The reasons for the explosion are still disputed.

In 1940, by the time he was merely 3 years old, on July 27th, the cartoon character Bugs Bunny debuted in his first film A Wild Hare - voiced by Mel Blanc. He has since appeared in more short films, feature films, compilations, TV series, music records, comic books, video games, award shows, amusement park rides, and commercials than any other cartoon character. He even has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. "What's up, Doc?"

In 1941, at the age of just 4 years old, Witek was alive when in his State of the Union address on January 6th, President Roosevelt detailed the "four freedoms" that everyone in the world should have: Freedom of speech, Freedom of worship, Freedom from want, and Freedom from fear. In the same speech, he outlined the benefits of democracy which he said were economic opportunity, employment, social security, and the promise of "adequate health care".

In 1942, in the year of Witek Goldberg's passing, from January 7th through April 9th, the Battle of Bataan was fought in the Philippines. At the end of the battle, the U.S. and Filipino forces surrendered and a three-year occupation of the Philippines by Japan began. Between 60,000 and 80,000 American and Filipino soldiers surrendered and were marched around 60 to 69 miles - most were beaten, abused, or killed. Named the Bataan Death March, it was later declared to be a war crime.

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