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 but the bid was won in Visitors from all over the world were awed by the tremendous economic progress that Germany made in an incredibly short time under National Socialism

Jesse Owens in the 1936 Berlin Olympics

BERLIN - 1936 : Jesse Owens of the USA in action in the mens at the 1936 Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany. Owens won a total of four gold medals in the Olympics, winning the mens final, final and the long jump competiton as we

The German silver medalist was the first to congratulate Owens and they took a lap of honour around the stadium together as the crowd rose to salute them both. "It took a lot of courage for him to befriend me in front of Hitler," said Owens later. "You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Luz Long at that moment."

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Jesse Owen: USA's gold-medallist Jesse Owens talks to German silver medalist Luz Long

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.

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

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"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.

Jesse Owens    		Jesse Owens........winner of four gold medals in the 1963 Berlin Olympics: 100m sprint, 200m sprint, long jump, and 4x100 meter relay team.

winner of four gold medals in the 1963 Berlin Olympics: sprint, sprint, long jump, and meter relay team. Want to know more about Black History ? Visit Discover Black Heritage, The Black Heritage Travel Guide.

Deutsche Lufthansa - Featuring Junkers Tri-Motor Air Transport - Berlin Olympics 1936 - Vintage Travel Poster

Attend the Olympics with Lufthansa Graphic design by Ludwig Hohlwein for the Summer Olympic Games held in Berlin, Germany - 1936

1940 German Propaganda Movie " Olympia " Japanese Advertising Flyer " Olympia " part 1 " Minzoku no Saiten" = The festival of races ( Japanese title for "Fest der Völker (Festival of Nations)" / Berlin Olympics 1936 Sohn Kee-chung korean photo and else / vintage antique old advertising / historic history paper material Japan

Vintage German Movie Olympia Japan Ad Berlin Olympics 1936 Sohn Kee-chung korean

1940 German Propaganda Movie " Olympia " Japanese Advertising Flyer " Olympia " part 1 " Minzoku no Saiten" = The festival of races ( Japanese title for "Fest der Völker (Festival of Nations)" / Berlin Olympics 1936 Sohn Kee-chung korean photo and else / vintage antique old advertising / historic history paper material Japan

1940's Japanese  Advertising Booklet of German Movie "Olympia Part 1 Festival  of Nations / Fest der Volker " / berlin Olympics 1936 korea Sohn Kee-chung / vintage antique old, propaganda film

Japanese Advertising Booklet of German Movie "Olympia Part 1 Festival of Nations / Fest der Volker " / berlin Olympics 1936 korea Sohn Kee-chung / vintage antique old, propaganda film

Berlin Olympics, 1936

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Jesse Owens in sweatshirt in Berlin Olympics 1936

Jessie Owens Won 4 gold medals at the 1936 Berlin Olympic meter-long jump and meter relay. Owens set three world records and attended Ohio State University.

Hermann von Oppeln-Bronikowski - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Hermann von Oppeln Bronikowski was a German Major General during the World War He was a soldier during the First World war in a Uhlan regiment.

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