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Berlin Olympics 1936

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Centennial celebration ~ olympiad greatest moments ~ poster collection 1896-1996

Hard to believe Germany hosted the Berlin Olympics in 1936, but the bid was won in 1931; Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy

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from the Guardian

50 stunning Olympic moments: Jesse Owens 4 golds in Berlin – in pictures

The German silver medalist was the first to congratulate Owens and they took a lap of honour around the stadium together as the crowd rose to salute them both. "It took a lot of courage for him to befriend me in front of Hitler," said Owens later. "You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Luz Long at that moment."

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Nazi Olympics | Owens defies Hitler - Berlin 1936 - Most memorable Olympic moments ...

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from AnOther

Olympic Countdown

AttEnTiOn leS vÉLoS DaNs mA têTe ! : AVEC OU SANS FILTRE. Elle a tout fait pour rentrer dans le cadre. Une fois développé, le cliché était discutable. Sur le tirage négatif, elle avait les extrémités endommagées... mais sur le tirage positif, elle savait voler.

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