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1 Germany, State Tourism Agency & Olympic Organizing Committee & Propaganda Committee For The Xi Olympic Games Of 1936 Olympische Spiele Berlin 1936. 1, - 16 August. [Original Program for the 1936 Berlin Summer Olympic Games]
Olympic Organizing Committee 1935 Paperback Very Good with no dust jacket 
20 pages, well illustrated, diagrams, maps, stapled pictorial wrappers, very good. Front cover and back cover illustration of the Olympic Games poster. Title from cover. Text in German. Folding visitors guide containing the program and schedule for the 1936 Berlin Olympics containing details of the various sports facilities and venues along with useful information on lodging, travel and tourist attractions. From Wikipedia: "The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936) , officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in 1936 in Berlin, Germany. Berlin won the bid to host the Games over Barcelona, Spain, on 26 April 1931, at the 29th IOC Session in Barcelona (two years before the Nazis came to power). It marked the second and final time the International Olympic Committee gathered to vote in a city that was bidding to host those Games. To outdo the Los Angeles games of 1932, Adolf Hitler had built a new 100,000-seat track and field stadium, six gymnasiums, and many other smaller arenas. The games were the first to be televised, and radio broadcasts reached 41 countries. Filmmaker Leni Riefenstahl was commissioned by the German Olympic Committee to film the Games for $7 million. Her film, titled Olympia, pioneered many of the techniques now common in the filming of sports. Reich Chancellor Adolf Hitler saw the Games as an opportunity to promote his government and ideals of racial supremacy and antisemitism, and the official Nazi party paper, the Völkischer Beobachter, wrote in the strongest terms that Jews should not be allowed to participate in the Games. When threatened with a boycott of the Games by other nations, Hitler appeared to allow athletes of other ethnicities from other countries to participate. However German Jewish athletes were barred or prevented from taking part by a variety of methods and Jewish athletes from other countries (notably the US) seem to have been side-lined in order not to offend the Nazi regime. Total ticket revenues were 7.5 million Reichsmark, generating a profit of over one million RM. The official budget did not include outlays by the city of Berlin (which issued an itemized report detailing its costs of 16.5 million RM) or outlays of the German national government (which did not make its costs public, but is estimated to have spent US$30 million). Jesse Owens won four gold medals in the sprint and long jump events and became the most successful athlete to compete in Berlin while the host country was the most successful country overall with 89 medals total, with the United States coming in second with 56 medals. These were the final Olympics under the presidency of Henri de Baillet-Latour and the final Olympic Games for 12 years due to the disruption of the Second World War. The next Olympic Games would be held in 1948." 
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