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Celebrating the 'Miracle on Ice,' 1980
By STARS AND STRIPES Published: August 17, 2019
Red Grandy ©Stars and Stripes
Lake Placid, N.Y., February, 1980: As U.S. players celebrate in the background, two fans carry the American flag across the ice at the end of the famous "Miracle on Ice" game, a 4-3 victory over the Soviet Union at the 1980 Olympics. The Americans went on to win the gold medal by defeating Finland.
Stars and Stripes' 1980 story about the win over the Soviets.