Date: 5–6 September 1972, 4:31 am – 12:04 am (UTC+1)
On the anniversary of the ‘Munich Massacre’ at the 1972 Summer Olympics, LIFE.com presents photos that capture the fear and tension that defined those 21 hours. LIFE. Search. Search. Sign In.
Events: 195 in 21 sports (28 disciplines)
During the 1972 Summer Olympics at Munich, in the early morning of September 5, a group of Palestinian terrorists storms the Olympic Village apartment of the Although the tragedy deeply marred
Sep 24, 2015 · The Munich massacre was an attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich, West Germany, on eleven Israeli Olympic team members, who were taken hostage and eventually killed, along with a German
Author: Flash Back
With six days left of the 1972 Munich Olympics tragedy struck when terrorists broke into the Olympic compound and murdered two Jewish Israeli team members and took nine others hostage. The nine Israeli team members were murdered the next day when the terrorists got into a shootout with the West German Police Department.
Dec 01, 2015 · The horrifying new details of the cruelty the 11 athletes went through have been revealed by Ankie Spitzer and Illna Romano, the widows of two teammates who were slain in the massacre.
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Olympic Tragedy: Munich 1972. At the 1972 Games in Munich, Palestinian gunmen attacked Israel’s Olympic team steps away from the U.S. marathoners in the Athlete’s Village.
Munich 1972 Olympic Games: Munich 1972 Olympic Games, athletic festival held in Munich that took place August 26–September 11, 1972. The Munich Games were the 17th occurrence of the modern Olympic Games. Tragedy struck the 1972 Olympics in Munich when eight Palestinian terrorists invaded the Olympic Village on September 5
Munich massacre, Palestinian terrorist attack on Israeli Olympic team members at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich. The Munich Games marked the first return of the Olympics to a German city since the 1936 Games in Berlin.