YWN regrets to inform you of the Petira of Lieutenant Meyer Birnbaum Z”L.
Lieutenant Birnbaum is the famed American Soldier who was part of the liberation of the Buchenwald and Ohrduff D.P. camps, and who wrote the famous book titled “Lieutenant Birnbaum”, which tells his incredible and fascinating story.
He was Niftar early Friday morning in a Yerushalayim Hospital at the age of 94.
Lieutenant Birnbaum had 16 children, and dozens of grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Levaya details will be published when they are available.
Boruch Dayan Emmes…