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The Nazi Olympics: Berlin 1936

During August 1936, Adolf Hitler's Nazi government played host to the Summer Olympics and many international observers and commentators wondered whether the United States might elect to boycott the Games entirely. They did not, and the triumphs of runner extraordinaire Jesse Owens were a highlight of those rather dark times in Germany. This engaging online exhibit on the Summer Games of 1936 was...

https://www.ushmm.org/exhibition/olympics/?content=august_19...
International Olympic Committee

Since the birth of the modern Olympics in 1896, those with a passion for information about these contests have sought out materials on the Games via a multitude of sources. For those who are so inclined, this website is a uniformly excellent way to learn about the activities of the International Olympic Committee and the Olympic Games. On their homepage, visitors can check out a complete list of...

https://olympics.com/ioc/overview