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Berlin games : how Hitler stole the Olympic dream

Author: Guy Walters
Publisher: London : John Murray, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Guy Walters presents a compelling history of the 1936 Berlin Olympic Games - a cauldron of discord that forecast the horrors of the Second World War.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Guy Walters
ISBN: 0719567831 9780719567834 071956865X 9780719568657
OCLC Number: 65203339
Description: xiv, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Sporting spirit --
2. 'A party in such a house may not be a pleasant experience' --
3. A winter warm-up --
4. On their marks --
5. Getting set --
6. Iberian interlude --
7. Going there --
8. The opening --
9. The first week --
10. In the sight of the heathen --
11. The second week --
12. The legacy.
Responsibility: Guy Walters.

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