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us: Willenberg, Samuel

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  • Variants

    • us: Ṿilenberg, Shemuʼel
    • us: ווילנברג, שמואל
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1923
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2016-02-19
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Częstochowa (Poland)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Israel
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Tel Aviv (Israel)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Treblinka (Concentration camp)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Israel. Miśrad ha-shikun
    • Gender

        (lcdgt) Males
    • Associated Language

    • Occupation

        (lcsh) Surveyors
          (lcsh) Sculptors
      • Sources

        • found: His Mered bi-Ṭreblinḳah, 1986: t.p. (Shemuʼel Ṿilenberg) t.p. verso (Samuel Willenberg [in rom.])
        • found: Mered bi-Ṭreblinḳah, 2006: t.p. (Shemuʼel Ṿilenberg) p. 4 of cover (b. 1923 in Tsansṭoḥov, Poland)
        • found: Miami herald WWW site, viewed Feb. 24, 2016 (in obituary dated Feb. 20, 2016: Samuel Willenberg, 93, died Friday [Feb. 19, 2016] in Israel; last known living survivor of the Treblinka death camp; Willenberg and his family had lived in Czestochowa, Poland, when the Germans marched into their country in 1939; had dedicated his twilight years to telling his story; took parties of Israeli school students to Treblinka; in 2014, Alan Tomlinson produced a feature-length movie, Treblinka's Last Witness, which offered a first-hand account by the last known living survivor; after the war Willenberg moved to Israel and became a surveyor for the Housing Ministry; later in life, he took up sculpting to describe his experiences; lived in Tel Aviv)
        • found: LC database, Feb. 25, 2016 (hdg.: Willenberg, Samuel; usage: Samuel Willenberg, Shemuʼel Ṿilenberg; associated resources in Polish or translated ultimately from Polish)
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        • 1988-09-28: new
        • 2016-07-23: revised
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