Dangerous video games : Australia on the 1936 Nazi Olympics

Author(s): Writer, Larry

Date: Format: EPUB Language: English ISBN/ASIN: 174331938X
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This is a story of innocents in another country. Thirty-three athletes left Australia in May 1936 to compete within the Hitler Olympics in Berlin. Believing carrying festival used to be the most efficient antidote to tyranny, they put their qualms on grasp. Anything to be a part of the best display on earth. Dangerous Games drops us right into a entrance row seat on the 100,000-capacity Olympic stadium to witness one of the vital greatest carrying performances of all timemost famously the African American runner Jesse Owens, who eclipsed the most efficient athletes the Nazis may just pit in opposition to him in each match he entered. The Australians, with their antiquated coaching regimes and beginner ethos, valiantly faced the intensely targeted athletes of Germany, the United States and Japan. Behind the scenes used to be cut-throat wheeling and working, defiance of Hitler, and heat friendships amongst athletes. What they did and noticed in Berlin that scorching, wet summer time influenced all that got here after till their loss of life days.
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