Berg, Nicholas Evan

Portrait
Born: Apr 02, 1978 AD
Died: 2004 AD, at 26 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Businessmen


1978 - Nick Berg was born on the 2nd of April. American communications tower entrepreneur in Iraq.

1996 - Graduated in West Chester Henderson High School.

         - Attended four universities Cornell, Drexel, the University of Pennsylvania, and the University of Oklahoma.

         - He traveled to Iraq in the hope of helping to repair its damaged infrastructure.

2003 - He first arrived in Iraq on 21st of December and made arrangements to secure contract work for his company.

2004 - He returned to Iraq on 14th of March only to find that the work he was promised was unavailable.

         - Berg had intended to return to the United States on 30th of March.

         - Iraqi police at a checkpoint detained him in Mosul on 24th of March.

         - FBI agents visited his parents to confirm his identity on 31st of March but he was not immediately released.

         - Berg's body was found decapitated on 8th of May on a Baghdad overpass by a U.S. military patrol.

         - On 11th of May the website of the militant Islamist group Muntada al-Ansar posted a video with the opening title of "Abu Musa'b al-Zarqawi slaughters an American", which shows Berg being decapitated.
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