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Hitler 1918/1919

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This was Hitlers military ID photo

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Hitler, Jesse Owens and the Olympic Games (1936)

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This article was excerpted from Rick Shenkman’s Legends, Lies and Cherished Myths of American History. © Rick Shenkman

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Hitler at the 1936 Olympics

Adolf Hitler was Chancellor of Germany during the 1936 Olympic Games.  Whenever he entered the Olympic Stadium, many people in the crowd would cheer him.

These photos depicts such an event.  From The Netherlands Institute for War Documentation (Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie), the caption reads:

An enthusiastic crowd greets Adolf Hitler upon his arrival at the Olympic Stadium. Berlin, Germany, August 1936.

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Photo of Hitler, at the 1936 Olympic Games - in Berlin - online, courtesy Nederlands Instituut voor Oorlogsdocumentatie (The Netherlands Institute for War Documentation).