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Nazi Olympics | Owens defies Hitler - Berlin 1936 - Most memorable Olympic moments ...

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USA Track and Field's Greatest Moments

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jessie owens | PBS UK has announced that Jesse Owens, the latest documentary in their ...

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Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens -Might have been overlooked at home, honored in Nazi Germany! Ironic maybe! Historic for sure!

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From Wikipedia James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete who specialized in the sprints and the long jump. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he achi www.bestdebtfreesolutions.com Discover how to eliminate your debt and take control of your finances...www.bestdebtfreesolutions.com

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Jesse Owens - Showed Hitler and gang a thing or two at the Berlin Olympic Games when he won four gold medals and befriended a white German athlete in the process.

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Jesse Owens was the most successful athlete in the 1936 Olympics. At a time when the Nazi authorities in Berlin were propagating Aryan supremacy, Jesse Owens’ superb performance was looked upon as a fitting answer to Adolf Hitler. This image, put into context, speaks volumes of Owens’ timely victories

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50 stunning Olympic moments: Jesse Owens 4 golds in Berlin – in pictures

The German silver medalist was the first to congratulate Owens and they took a lap of honour around the stadium together as the crowd rose to salute them both. "It took a lot of courage for him to befriend me in front of Hitler," said Owens later. "You can melt down all the medals and cups I have and they wouldn't be a plating on the 24-carat friendship I felt for Luz Long at that moment."

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