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Germany. The 1936 summer Olympic Games in Berlin

Berlin 1936 Olympics - Jesse Owens American Athlete takes home gold in track & field, thus making a mockery of aryan superiority in Hitler's stadium.

Jesse Owens from Alabama - winner of gold medal at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin, Germany.

Original Vintage Olympics Poster Mexico 1968

Jesse Owens won four gold medals at the 1936 Olympics, held in Nazi Germany.

Jesse Owens was the most successful athlete at the 1936 Summer Olympics, a victory more poignant and often noted because Adolf Hitler had intended the 1936 games to showcase his Aryan ideals and prowess.