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  1936 Summer Olympics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
She was also the first to introduce the Olympic torch to the ceremonies.
For the first time the Olympic Flame was brought to the Olympic Town by a torch relay, with the starting point in Olympia, Greece.
Despite being from non-fascist countries the Canadian Olympic Team and the French Olympic Team saluted Hitler (in a gesture of friendship) during opening ceremonies.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/1936_Summer_Olympics   (987 words)

 The 1936 Berlin Olympics
The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games had been handed to Berlin before the Nazis came to power but now it was the perfect opportunity for Hitler to demonstrate to the world, how efficient the Nazi Germany was.
The Berlin Olympic Games gave the Nazis an opportunity to show off to the world as 49 countries were competing bringing with them their assorted media.
Radio broadcasts at the Olympics were given in 28 different languages.
www.historylearningsite.co.uk /1936_berlin_olympics.htm   (473 words)

 1936 Summer Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Although awarded before the Nazi Party to power in Germany the government saw Olympics as a golden opportunity to promote fascist ideology.
The games were the first to live television coverage Telefunken and Fernseh broadcast over hours of coverage to specially erected booths the city.
Basketball and handball made their debut at the Olympics as outdoor sports.
www.freeglossary.com /1936_Summer_Olympics   (519 words)

 The 1936 Olympics in Berlin - Liz Lampman - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Debate over participation in the 1936 Olympics was most intense in the United States, which traditionally sent one of the largest teams to the Games.
The medal statistic of the 1936 Olympics is not seen too often.
We tend to protray the Olympics as won by Jesse Owens.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=62494   (782 words)

 The Nazi Olympics
The Olympics were a perfect arena for the Nazi propaganda machine, which was unsurpassed at staging elaborate public spectacles and rallies.
In August 1936 Olympic flags and swastikas bedecked the monuments and houses of a festive, crowded Berlin.
Two weeks before the Olympics began, German officials informed Gretel Bergmann, a Jewish athlete who had equaled the German women's record in the high jump, that she was denied a place on the team.
www.jewishvirtuallibrary.org /jsource/Holocaust/olympics.html   (2956 words)

 1936 Olympics
The fourth Winter Olympic Games were held in the neighboring villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen in Germany's Bavarian Alps and included Alpine skiing for the first time.
He was the only Jew on the German Winter Olympic team and his presence was a token gesture by the government of Adolf Hitler to mollify anxious IOC officials who objected to the Nazis' fervent anti-Semitism.
Vera Hruba Ralston - Vera Hruba Ralston Age: 79 skater who competed in the 1936 Olympics and went on to appear in the...
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 1936 Olympics
In Berlin, dictator Adolf Hitler and his Nazi followers felt sure that the Olympics would be the ideal venue to demonstrate Germany's oft-stated racial superiority.
He directed that $25 million be spent on the finest facilities, the cleanest streets and the temporary withdrawal of all outward signs of the state-run anti-Jewish campaign.
1936 Olympics - The fourth Winter Olympic Games were held in the neighboring villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen...
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 PlanetPapers - Hitler's Victory at the 1936 Summer Olympics
Hitler was able to prove that an all White Nordic Christian Olympic Team could come in first place, and an individual could raise one’s status in life through individual efforts, in spite of coming from a humble working class background.
The Olympic Team from France, impressed by their host, Adolf Hitler, gave the Nazi solute as they entered the Berlin Olympic Stadium in 1936 the first time.
The Berlin Olympic Stadium was built to last for 1000 years and is still in use today.
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 1936 Olympics Exhibit at The San Diego Hall of Champions   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Using historical photographs, written documents, film footage, and athlete testimonies, THE NAZI OLYMPICS Berlin 1936 chronicles the Nazi rise to power in Germany, the Nazification of German sport, the Olympic boycott controversy in the United States, the Olympic Games themselves, and their aftermath.
The exhibition concludes with a sobering historical perspective: during the months before and after the 1936 Olympic Games, the Nazis toned down their anti-Jewish campaign for reasons of foreign policy and image.
The last images in the exhibition are of Olympic athletes who died in the Holocaust.
history.acusd.edu /gen/hoc/olympics.html   (390 words)

 The 1936 Berlin Olympics - History Forum
Hitler was originally against the Olympics for it's internationalism, but was convinced by Goebbels because of the propaganda he could use.
Well, you see that the purpose of the Olympics was to improve Germany’s image and to conceal the realiaty (war) under this “beautiful surface” of German friendliness, openness and hospitality.
The Olympics also allowed Germany to show off there newfound government and its supreme power in being able to convey such a great event to the world in absolute new venues (at the time they had amazing facilities built specifically for the Olympics) and "elite" athletes (on roids) representing the fascist culture and purity.
www.simaqianstudio.com /forum/index.php?showtopic=3924   (2669 words)

 1936 Winter Olympics at opensource encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Some times called Hitler's great victory, the 1936 Winter Olympics were held in the villages of Garmisch and Partenkirchen in Bavaria.
Hitler, the German Nazi leader, wished to show the world that the 'Aryan' team the National Socialist state had assembled was better than everyone elses', and would win all events.
In point of fact, the German team did win 33 Gold Medals, and 89 Medals in all Olympic categories, so they did quite well, coming in first place, which greatly boosted Hitler's ego.
www.wiki.tatet.com /1936_Winter_Olympic_Games.html   (150 words)

 1936 Berlin Olympics
The Indian hockey team set sail for Germany in the ocean liner 'Aitheneaver' to participate in the Berlin Olympics.
This was to be the last Olympics of 'Hockey Wizard' Dhyan Chand.
Half the township gathered at Khadki railway station in 1936 to give a send-off to Babu and Joe, the hockey stars of Khadki, as they set off on their Olympic quest.
www.bharatiyahockey.org /olympics/golden/1936.htm   (850 words)

 The 1936 Olympic Games in Germany
By awarding the XI 1936 Olympic games to Berlin, one can say that this was the IOC's way of showing the world that Germany was once again a member of good standing in the global community of nations.
The 1936 Olympic games would be Hitler's opportunity to showcase his vision of a new and powerful Germany to everyone.
The main section of the Olympic village was in the shape of a downward pointing horseshoe or large semi-circle.
www.feldgrau.com /1936olymp.html   (5497 words)

 Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics
Find out how the great Jesse Owens put the Nazis in their place at the 1936 Olympics.
The Berlin Olympics of 1936 were to be the crowning showcase of the National Socialist Government in Germany.
Jesse Owens was a superstar by the time of the Berlin Olympics.
wawa.essortment.com /jesseowens_refk.htm   (606 words)

 1936 Nazi Olympics | Free Term Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The 1936 Olympics have become a mere footnote in history, remembered mostly for the heroics of Jesse Owens.
However, it is very important to note that a world gathering like the Olympics could take place in a country that was in the process of eliminating an entire race of people.
These games were used by the Nazis as a huge propaganda effort for Germany to show to the rest of the world that they had again become a powerful nation under the leader of the Adolf Hitler.
www.oppapers.com /term-papers/33357.html   (190 words)

 1936 Olympics Cartoon
A cartoonist by the name of Mullin created caricatures of the athletes he predicted would either do or not do something at the Olympic game events to be held in Berlin, Germany.
The Olympic characters depicted were Frank Wykoff, Jesse Owens, Archie San Romani, Donald Lash, pole vault-- Graber, Sefton, and Meadows, John Woodruff -- and coach Dean Cromwell.
Results of the prediction: "It was a rainy day --Wednesday (August 5, 1936) -- when Earl Meadows USA created a new Olympic Record when he vaulted a fraction under 14 feet 3" on a rain-soaked ground and brought home the Gold Medal" However, Graber and Sefton did not place 2nd or third.
frankwykoff.com /predictions.htm   (556 words)

 Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics.
Below is a short sample of the essay "Jesse Owens at the 1936 Olympics.".
When Owens finished competing, the African-American son of a sharecropper and the grandson of slaves had single-handedly shown Hitler's theories on Aryan supremacy to be totally twisted and unfounded, confirming that fl athletes could be as good, if not better, than other athletes.
His stunning victories and achievement of four gold medals including breaking three records and tying another, at the 1936 Olympic games in Berlin has made him the best remembered of all Olympic athletes.
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 The 1936 Olympics in Berlin - Stormfront White Nationalist Community   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Typical are the distortions woven around the 1936 Berlin Olympics.
"Some mornings at the Olympic village the athletic hero of the hour was awakened by amateur photographers who flocked outside his bedroom window to click at the athlete before he could gather poise for one of his many appearances before the mobs in Berlin."
One of many common myths invented and re-cycled by British journalists is that at the 'Nazi Olympics', the German leader snubbed Jesse Owens by refusing to shake his hand.
www.stormfront.org /forum/showthread.php?t=79833   (1623 words)

 Encyclopedia article on 1936 Summer Olympics [EncycloZine]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
The tale of Hitler snubbing Owens at the ensuing medal ceremony is, however, apocryphal.
Anti-fascists planned to host a People's Olympiad in Barcelona as an alternative games to protest the Berlin Olympics but this was cancelled due to the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War.
Although the medal count for Germany is official, it would not be considered legitimate by today's standards since the German atheletes would have been disqualified because of drug use.
encyclozine.com /1936_Summer_Olympics   (747 words)

 Anti-Nazi Olympics (1996)
Early in 1935, JLC Chairman Baruch Charney (B.C.) Vladeck was invited to join the "Move the Olympics Committee" headed by Samuel K. Maccabee.
Although the latter of course had less direct connection with the anti-Berlin Olympics protests of 1936, it nevertheless gave an opportunity during the summer of 1937 to publicly protest the Nazis and their activities.
The World Labor Athletic Carnival was a unique publicity vehicle to support those in New York and around the world who actively opposed holding the Olympics in Berlin and thereby giving prestige and legitimacy to Hitler and his regime.
www.writing.upenn.edu /~afilreis/Holocaust/olympics.html   (634 words)

 1936 Olympics
Winter Olympics: Speed Skating - Preview of the Olympic event speed skating
1936 Olympics - Top 10 Standings Leading Medal Winners Track and Field Swimming Team Sports Boxing Canoeing...
Speed Skating - Men's Olympic Speed Skating Multiple gold medals: Eric Heiden and Clas Thunberg (5); Ivar...
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 Victorious Athletes 1936 Olympics
The "Victorious Athletes 1936 Olympics" page contains an edited reprint of a column entitled 'For Sake of Sport' written by George T. Davis that recapped star athletes performances at the 1936 Olympics held in Berlin, Germany.
DEAN CROMWELL -- coaching more winners than any Yankee mentor in recent Olympic Games history and becoming an outstanding candidate for the job as head coach of American team for the XII Olympiad at Tokyo in 1940.
ARCHIE WILLIAMS paying tribute to HAROLD SMALLWOOD, Troy's quarter-miler, who underwent an operation for appendicitis on the day he was expected to challenge Williams for honors in the 400-meter final.
frankwykoff.com /victorious-athletes-1936-olympics.htm   (481 words)

 Gallery - 1936 Olympics - Photos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
Germans greet the arrival of the U.S. Olympic team to the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
Jesse Owens and other members of the 1936 U.S. Olympic team arrive in Berlin.
German citizens salute Adolf Hitler at the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.
fcit.coedu.usf.edu /holocaust/resource/gallery/Olympics.htm   (78 words)

 eBay - germany 1936 olympics, Europe, Worldwide items on eBay.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-20)
GERMANY 1936 SS Olympic B91 First Day Cancelled SCV $40
First Day Winter Olympics 1936 Germany B79-81 Postkarte
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 1936 Olympics in 3D
These stereoscopic photographs were scanned from stereo pairs that accompanied the book Die Olympic Spiele 1936.
This book was published in Germany soon after those Olympics.
My good friend from St. Louis, Steve Best, a long time 3D buff, loaned me this book for the purpose of constructing this web page.
home.sprynet.com /~inniss/olympics.htm   (198 words)

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