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IOC president Avery Brundage (USA) gives a speech at the final event of the Olympic Games in Munich on the 11th of September in 1972. He declared the XX. Games closed and called the youth of the world to meet in Montreal in 1976. Five days earlier, he said "The Games must go on" at the mourning ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attack on the Israeli Olympic team. Arabic terrorists of the group "Black September" had entered the village in the morning, overwhelmed nine athletes and shot two. Their ultimatum: Release of two hundred captured Palestinians and free withdrawal with the remaining hostages. In the evening, the terrorists and the hostages took a helicopter to the military airbase Fuerstenfeldbruck. Hours later, the release operation failed. All nine hostages, five terrorists and one policeman from Munich were killed, three terrorists injured and overwhelmed. The Games were interrupted for 34 hours and prolonged for a day.
Location: M�nchen, Bayern, Germany
Post Date: Jun 27, 2013 6:16 AM
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