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The Nazi Olympics
by Richard D. Mandell
University of Illinois Press, 1987
Paper: 978-0-252-01325-6
Library of Congress Classification GV722 1936.M3 1987
Dewey Decimal Classification 796.48

The Nazi Olympics is the unsurpassed exposé of one of the most bizarre festivals in sport history. Not only does it provide incisive portraits of such key figures as Adolf Hitler, Jesse Owens, Leni Riefenstahl, Helen Stephens, Kee Chung Sohn, and Avery Brundage, it also vividly conveys the entire dazzling charade that reinforced and mobilized the hysterical patriotism of the German masses.

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