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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Germany hosted the Berlin Olympics in the bid was won in Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy, Germany won the most medals during the games.

Six Minutes in Berlin |  In 1936, nine American rowers took on the Nazis in front of Hitler and 75,000 screaming Germans. The story of the greatest Olympic race you’ve never heard of.

The Greatest Underdog, Nazi-Defeating American Olympic Victory You’ve Never Heard Of

In 1936 nine american rowers took on Nazis in front of Hitler and 75000 screaming Germans in greatest Olympic race you've never heard of.

1936 Nazi Olympic rings were given to individuals who helped make the Berlin games successful.

1936 Nazi Olympic rings were given to individuals who helped make the Berlin games successful.

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

These 25 Rare Historical Photos Will Change How You See The Past

Jesse Owens Wins Gold In Nazi Germany The 1936 Berlin Olympic Games were marked by Hitler's desire to showcase Aryan supremacy and American Jesse Owens' refusal to play along. Owens won four gold medals at the games including the long jump.

Hitlers Abandoned 1936 Olympic Village Germany [OC] (wanderingwolfchild.com) submitted by wanderingwolfchild to /r/AbandonedPorn0 comments original   - Architecture and Home Decor - Buildings - Bedrooms - Bathrooms - Kitchen And Living Room Interior Design Decorating Ideas - #architecture #design #interiordesign #diy #homedesign #architect #homedecor #realestate #contemporaryart #decor #decoration

Hitlers Abandoned 1936 Olympic Village Germany [OC] (wanderingwolfchild.com) submitted by wanderingwolfchild to /r/AbandonedPorn0 comments original - Architecture and Home Decor - Buildings - Bedrooms - Bathrooms - Kitchen And Living Room Interior Design Decorating Ideas - #architecture #design #interiordesign #diy #homedesign #architect #homedecor #realestate #contemporaryart #decor #decoration

'The Boys in the Boat'  The UW crew team (far shell) winning the 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

USA crew team (far shell) winning the 1936 Olympics in Berlin from Italian & German crews

The Hindenburg floating over Berlin's Olympic Stadium during the 1936 Olympics opening ceremony. [1172x1600] - Imgur

The Hindenburg floating over Berlin's Olympic Stadium during the 1936 Olympics opening ceremony. [1172x1600]

Zeppelin Hindenburg overflying Berlin Olympic Stadium during the 1936 Olympic Games opening ceremony.

Jesse Owens & Luz Long...Berlin Olympics in 1936, German gold medal favorite Luz Long offered Jesse Owens some advice after he almost failed to qualify in the long jump.  Owens went on to beat him for the gold.  It resulted in a deep friendship, until Luz was killed in WWII.

Jesse Owens and German track star Luz Long at the 1936 Summer Olympics. After Owens' record-breaking victory, Long shocked both their countries by giving him a sportsmanlike embrace.

Berlin adorned with countless national symbols as part of a striking display of the New Germany to be seen by the international community in attendance at the then ongoing 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

Berlin adorned with countless national symbols as part of a striking display of the New Germany to be seen by the international community in attendance at the then ongoing 1936 Olympics in Berlin.

Guinness planned to advertise in Nazi Germany during the 1936 Olympics ("It's time for a Guiness")

Guinness adverts showed they planned to sell beer in Nazi Germany

Guinness planned to advertise in Nazi Germany during the 1936 Olympics ("It's time for a Guiness")

"Jesse Owens was the most successful athlete in the 1936 Olympics. At a time when the Nazi authorities in Berlin were propagating Aryan supremacy, Jesse Owens’ superb performance was looked upon as a fitting answer to Adolf Hitler. This image, put into context, speaks volumes of Owens’ timely victories."

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

UNNERVING HISTORICAL PHOTOS THAT WILL LEAVE YOU SPEECHLESS Jesse Owens makes history 1936 olympics

Jesse Owens winning gold in the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany as Hitler looked on

The 1936 Olympic Bell, Berlin, Germany, Aug 1936, photo 2 of 2

[Photo] The 1936 Olympic Bell, Berlin, Germany, Aug 1936, photo 2 of 2

Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals at the 1936 Olympic games. He was quoted saying the secret behind his success was “I let my feet spend as little time on the ground as possible. From the air, fast down, and from the ground, fast up

Vintage Birthday: Jesse Owens Olympic Athlete (Won FOUR gold medals during the 1936 Olympics -AKA: “Hitler Olympics”) September 1913

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