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How Hitler hijacked world sport : the World Cup, the Olympics, the Heavyweight Championship and the Grand Prix

Author: Christopher Hilton
Publisher: Stroud : History Press, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'"Adolf Hitler understood the importance of sport, and exercised his malign and dangerous influence to try to co-opt it for the Nazi cause. He intended to own the Olympic movement, housing it permanently in Berlin from 1940 in a stadium seating 450,000 people. His hijack of the 1936 Games remains one of sport's most controversial events. Austria was forced to withdraw from the 1938 football World Cup just days  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Adolf Hitler; Adolf Hitler
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Christopher Hilton
ISBN: 9780752459257 0752459252
OCLC Number: 767565447
Description: 191 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
1. The players --
2. The inheritance --
3. Secrets of power --
4. Just one Jew --
5. Olympic heights --
6. Tormented tennis --
7. Bombed --
8. Last lap in Belgrade --
9. End game --
10. If-
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Adolf Hitler understood the importance of sport, and exercised his malign and dangerous influence to try to co-opt it for the Nazi cause. The boxing matches between Joe Louis and Max Schmeling in  Read more...

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