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By Kay Schiller, Chris Young

The 1972 Munich Olympics--remembered virtually completely for the devastating terrorist assault at the Israeli team--were meant to show off the recent Germany and substitute lingering thoughts of the 3rd Reich. That wish was once all yet obliterated within the early hours of September five, while gun-wielding Palestinians murdered eleven participants of the Israeli workforce. within the first cultural and political background of the Munich Olympics, Kay Schiller and Christopher younger set those video games into either the context of 1972 and the heritage of the fashionable Olympiad. Delving into newly to be had records, Schiller and younger chronicle the impression of the Munich video games on West German society.

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