The Nazi Olympics: Berlin, Germany
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Pictures that took place during the Olympics
- This year is the 80th anniversary of the olympics.
- The sponsor of the Olympics started World War 2, a problem that ended in a lot of destruction.
- Nazi Germany used the Olympics for propaganda.
- The 1936 Summer Olympics were awarded to Berlin by the International Olympic Committee.
- The others competing in the Olympics wanted to Boycott.
- Germany promoted the Olympics very well by hanging posters and putting ads in the newspaper that were very colorful.
- In 1938, Joe Louis and Max Schmeling had a rematch. Schmeling was defeated after one round.
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