IV Winter Olympic Games, Garmisch-Partenkirchen v.01 DR19351125-S-EN.v01-LH

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The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games, were held from February 6 to February 16, 1936 in the market town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in the Bavarian Alps, Germany. The fourth winter Olympic Games were officially opened by Hitler at a ceremony in front of 1,100 athletes and officials from 28 nations that marched into the stadium. With Chancellor Adolf Hitler presiding, the Games marked the first time a symbolic fire was lit during the Winter Olympics. 

Although not as politically charged as the 1936 Summer Games in Berlin, the event was manipulated by the Nazi regime, which suppressed unfavorable press coverage and staged lavish celebrations to mark the openings of new facilities. The event provided the Nazis...



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