Memorial service at the Olympics in Munich, 1972
Published: July 27, 2012
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Munich, Germany, September 6, 1972: West German Chancellor Willy Brandt, left, sits with Shmuel Lalkin, head of Israel's Olympic delegation, during a memorial service at Munich's Olympic Stadium for 11 Israeli athletes killed by terrorists the day before. At the service, International Olympic Committee President Avery Brundage announced to the crowd of 84,000 that the games would continue.
Stars and Stripes' 1972 story about the memorial service at Munich.