●Hitler’s propaganda olympics 1936: Show the world aryans are the super race – thank goodness for black, Jesse Owens

12Aug08

Jesse Owens, won 4 gold medals – unequalled for 48 years – At home, segregation ruled. He was awarded the presidential medal of freedom by President Ford, 5th August 1976 – 40 year after his magnificent feat.

Jesse Owens’ Medal ceremony, Berlin 1936 Olympics, Tajima, Owens & Lutz.

Before the Olympics began, Nazis began sweeping gypsies and other non-desirables off the streets of Berlin and placing them in concentration camps….

[@ the olympics]

Aug. 3, Owens took gold in the 100-meter sprint. On Aug. 4, upon advice from German athlete Luz Long, Owens took gold in the long jump. On Aug. 5, Owens took gold in the 200-meter sprint. Owens was added to the 4×100 relay team and won his fourth gold medal on Aug. 9. No athlete would equal his performance until Carl Lewis won four gold medals in the 1984 summer games…..

[author: Michael E. Palmer – michael.palmer [at]tuscaloosanews.com]

source:Tuscaloosanews Read on>>

Germany won only five combined gold medals in men’s and women’s track and field, but saved face for the “master race” in the overall medal count with an 89-56 margin over the United States.

source: Information Please

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What has the olympic torch, Hitler & the five rings got in common?

[posted 19th April]

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● Other excellent sites with info on Jesse Owens & the 1936 Olympics:

JAMES CLEVELAND OWENS (b. Sept. 12, 1913)

www.medaloffreedom.com/ JesseOwens_1936Olympic

German Myth 10 :The 1936 Berlin Olympics – Hitler and Jesse Owens

http://german.about.com/library/blgermyth10.htm

1936 Olympics Berlin :

http://www.infoplease.com/ipsa/A0114524.html

Google search results for photos

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&client=opera&rls=en&hs=Z2m&q=Owens+olympian+1936+%2B+photo&btnG=Search

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