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Why The Munich Olympic Massacre Was Worse Than You Thought

The 1972 Summer Olympics, hosted in Munich, West Germany, were the largest Olympics to date, and the first to be held in Germany since the 1936 Games under the Nazi regime. They included memorable highlights like U.S. swimmer Mark Spitz winning a record-breaking seven gold medals, and West German equestrian Liselott Linsenhoff becoming the first woman to win gold in dressage, per Olympic.org. That might have been all they were remembered for, had they not been dramatically interrupted on the...

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Why The Munich Olympic Massacre Was Worse Than You Thought

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