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

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Germany. The Hindenburg floating over Berlin’s Olympic Stadium during the 1936 Olympics opening ceremony.

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Pre-war Germany. Berlin decorated for the Olympic games, 1936. Hitler was in power by now, and he wanted Germany to look its best: he even went so far as to take down anti-semitic signs and rid the streets of the homeless for the time they hosted the Games.

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This video, aimed at runners of all abilities, focuses on setting yourself realistic targets in preparation for the longer run. Liz is highly respected as one of Great Britain's finest female road, track and cross-country athletes. Scott Overall is a long distance runner, making his successful marathon debut in Berlin in 2011. The Olympic marathon on the 12th August 2012 will be his biggest race to date as one of the GB Olympic team. The experts share their running experiences and advice.

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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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The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics (Unabridged) by Daniel James Brown

1936 Berlin Olympics Photographs - Sammelwerk Nr. 14, Bild Nr. 197, Gruppe 59, Olympic Stadium.

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