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Beer mug souvenir from Munich Olympics 1972 where eleven Israeli athletes were murdered

Opening price: $250

Commission: 23%

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04.08.2024 07:00pm

Munchen Stadt der olympiade 1972 - Beer mug created as a souvenir from the 1972 Munich Olympics - the Olympics where the terrorist attack occurred in which eleven Israeli athletes were murdered. On the side of the mug appears: Olympics emblem, a landscape view including the location of the "Old" Synagogue that was destroyed on Kristallnacht, and rural houses against a backdrop of snow-covered mountains. "Bier gesund" - "Healthy Beer" is engraved on the side. Stamped on the base: West Germany (where the Olympic Games were held).

The massacre of the Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics was a Palestinian terrorist attack that took place on September 5-6, 1972, during the 20th Olympics held in Munich, West Germany. During the attack, eleven members of the Israeli delegation were murdered: athletes, coaches and judges of the Israeli Olympic team, by Palestinian terrorists from the "Black September" organization.

Height: 18 cm. Maximum diameter: 7 cm. Very good condition.

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246. Beer mug souvenir from Munich Olympics 1972 where eleven Israeli athletes were murdered