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“40 Years Later”; Remembering the Munich Olympics Massacre July 25, 2012

Posted by Chris Mark in News.
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I apologize for not posting.  I have been in Moab with my family hiking and driving RZRs around.  With the start of the start of the XXX Olympic Games this week, I would like to take a moment to reflect on the 1972 Games of the XX Olympiad in Munich.  For those who don’t remember (or who have not seen the movie), in 1972 the second Olympics since the 1936 games were held in Germany.  11 Isreali athletes, as well as a German police officer and 5 terrorists were killed in what has become known as the Munich Massacre.  According to Wikipedia:the Munich massacre is an informal name for an attack that occurred during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, Bavaria in southern West Germany, when members of the Israeli Olympic team were taken hostage and eventually killed by the Palestinian group Black September.[3][4][5][6][7] (more…)

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