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



    • Marcus Edwards

      The GREAT John Cleveland (Jesse) Owens - 1936 Berlin Olympics - wins multiple Gold Medals and makes a mockery of Hitler's claims of aryan superiority.

    • Jody Hoskinds

      In these Berlin 1936 Olympics, Jesse Owens, an American athlete, took home four gold medals in Track and Field, which made a mockery of aryan superiority in Hitler's stadium.

    • Newsradio KXLY

      August 9, 1936, Jesse Owens wins his fourth gold medal in the Berlin Olympics as the U.S. took first place in the 400-meter relay.

    • Jesus Contreras

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

    • GDB's choice

      A wonderful triumph! At the Berlin 1936 Olympics - Jesse Owens [American Athlete] takes home the Gold Medal in track & field, thus making a mockery of supposed Aryan superiority right there in Hitler's stadium.

    • Alexandria Harris

      Berlin 1936 Olympics - Jesse Owens American Athlete takes home gold in track & field, thus making a mockery of aryan superiority in Hitler's stadium. Side note: my opa, William Graber, went to that year's olympics for pole vaulting and got to see Jesse Owens receive his gold medal! Seriously amazing.

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