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Federal President Dr Gustav Heinemann speaks, on 6 September 1972 at the Munich Olympic Stadium, during the memorial ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attack on the Israeli Olympic team during the Summer Olympics. He is flanked by IOC president Avery Brundage (l, below) from the USA. Arabian terrorists of the group 'Black September' had attacked the Israeli accommodation in the Olympic village, killed two Israelis and took nine hostages. The rescue operation in the night of 6th September at the military airport F�rstenfeldbruck fails. The nine hostages, a Munich police officer, and five terrorists lost their lives. The games were interrupted for 34 hours, extended for one day, and finished.
Location: M�nchen, Bayern, Germany
Post Date: Jul 10, 2012 8:29 AM
TAG ID: dpaphotos726308 (RM)
Credit: Ossinger/picture-alliance / dpa/Newscom
Format: 2920 x 1984 Color JPEG
Photographer: Ossinger
Keywords: Mikrofon, ABeurophoto, .Olympische, Anschlag, .Terror, sprechen, .�berfall, .Sport, .Olympiade, .Attentat, .Personen, .Oly, .Politik, 1970er Jahre, 70er Jahre, deugeschport2010, .Olympia, .Spiele, microphone, Olympic_Games, POL, Politics, Sport, SPO, People, Olympics
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