XI Olympic Games in Berlin v.03 DR19360509-S-EN.v03

DR 1936 - XI Olympic Games in Berlin v.03
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The 1936 Olympic Games remain the most controversial ever held. Hitler intended the Berlin Games to be an advertisement for Germany as he was creating it, and they became one of the largest propaganda exercises in history. The Nazi Party had risen to power in 1933, two years after Berlin was awarded the XI Olympic Games, and its racist policies led to international debate about a boycott of the Games. Fearing a mass boycott, the International Olympic Committee pressured the German government and received assurances that qualified Jewish athletes would be part of the German team and that the Games would not be used to promote Nazi ideology. As a token gesture to placate international opinion, German authorities allowed the half-Jewish fencer Helene Mayer to represent Germany at the Olympic Games in Berlin. 

The opening ceremony of the XI Olympic Games was held on Saturday, August 1, 1936 inside the newly built Olympic Stadium. Hitler's opening proclamation was a short message: "I proclaim the Games of Berlin, celebrating...



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