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Tuesday, December 1, 2015

Long-Hidden Details Reveal Cruelty of 1972 Munich Attackers

de bene esse: literally, of well-being, morally acceptable but subject to future validation or exception

A Munich synagogue held the coffins of the victims of the attacks at the 1972 Olympics. Terrorists representing a branch of the Palestine Liberation Organization breached apartments housing Israeli athletes. CreditAssociated Press

Israeli athletes held hostage and killed by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Olympics in Munich The attack at the Olympic Village stands as one of sports’ most horrifying episodes. The eight terrorists, representing a branch of the Palestine Liberation Organization, breached the apartments where the Israeli athletes were staying before dawn on Sept. 5, 1972. That began an international nightmare that lasted more than 20 hours and ended with a disastrous failed rescue attempt. The New York Times

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