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    A History of Munich

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    Munich, is the capital of the region of Bavaria, located in the southern part of Germany. As one of the top three largest cities in Germany, closely linked to Hamburg and Berlin in size, Munich is home to 1.349 million people (CIA). Located in close proximity to the Alps and Isar River, the city today thrives as a tourist destination, financial industry, marketplace and home to the renowned German beer festival known as “Oktoberfest” (Gray, Jeremy). Originally a monastery, dating back to the 8th

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    The Munich Massacre was executed by a group of Palestinian terrorists, who were able to infiltrate the Olympic village and take nine hostages. Several counter-terrorism organizations and operations were a result of the attack on the 1972 Munich Summer Olympic Games. The group responsible for the Munich massacre was a team of eight individuals, part of a terrorist group known as the Black September Organization, a.k.a. BSO. The BSO began as a small group of Fatah members enraged by the king of Jordan

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    Munich Massacre

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    There were several things that prompted the terrorists to do this. The first reason was the intense historical conflict between the Palestinians the Jews. Just after 4 in the morning on September 5, 1972, a group of terrorists, known as Black September, arrived at the location where the Israeli athletes were sleeping. Dressed in tracksuits, they climbed over the 6-foot fence surrounding the buildings, which was supposed to protect everyone inside. They made their way to gate 25A carrying sports

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    Edvard Munch's Painting Scream Munich Edvard Munch is looked upon as one of the most significant influences on the development of expressionism. Edvard Munch was quoted as saying "We want more than a mere photograph of nature. We do not want to paint pretty pictures to be hung on drawing-room walls. We want to create, or at least lay the foundations of, an art that gives something to humanity. An art that arrests and engages. An art created of one's innermost heart." I believe in The Scream

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    A terrifying scene happened on Wednesday, September 6th 1972 in Munich, West Germany. A gang of Arab terrorists named Black September was a palestinian Liberation Organization (ABC News). The Black September broke into the Olympic village and started to fire their weapons at the Israelis. After 18 hours in a shootout with German police, 11 members of Israel's Olympic team and 4 Arab terrorists were killed along with police. Many were injured. For example, helicopter pilots. The games were meant to

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    The Munich Massacre (5th – 6th September 1972), a planned terrorist attack happening against the backdrop of the Summer Olympics, was a key statement in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict that carries on to this day. The attack began when eight Palestinian terrorists killed two members of the Israeli Olympic team before taking a further nine hostage. All of the captives were killed along with five Black September members during a large fire fight. Following the massacre, the Israeli government organized

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    The Olympic Games in Munich of 1972

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    1972 Olympics in Munich between September the fifth and September the sixth. The Munich Massacre, one of the worst massacres of all time, was driven by the vengefulness of the Palestinian group known as Black September, towards the people of Israel, or more relevantly, towards their Olympic team (Rosenberg). Since this confrontation between Palestine and Israel has been going on for such a long time, the conflict was ultimately inevitable. Or was it? The tragedy at the 1972 Munich Olympics stunned

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    I believe that the innocent slaughtered athletes from the Munich Olympics should receive more recognition. First, when the Munich olympics occurred so many athletes were excited because they were ready to break world records and olympic records. That all changed on September 5 when the Palestinians targeted the Israeli Team. They all passed away by hostage taking,grenades, and getting shot. The police killed 5 Black September members during a failed rescue attempt. This made an impact on the 1972

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    September 5, 1972:Violence in the Village A Day That Changed Sports and Its Story in The New York Times "9 Israelis on Olympic Team Killed With 4 Arab Captors As Police Fight Band That Disrupted Munich Games," screamed the headline of the front page of The New York Times. The attack occurred during the wee hours of September 5, 1972, but news of the crisis, although widespread on television sets across the world, would not reach The New York Times until September 6. When it did reach the papers

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    During the 1972 Olympics games in Munich, West Germany, the German officials wanted to set a different tone to the previous game where Hitler was in power, so West Germany came to the decision to limit the officers to make the image of Germany peaceful. Of course this would have lethal consequences because although Germany may have been peaceful at the time the world specifically Palestine was anything, but peaceful. A terrorist group Black September took 11 Israeli Olympic athletes hostages and

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