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    The Munich Agreement

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    The Munich Agreement and the Anglo-German Declaration For some European powers at the time, The Munich Agreement and the Anglo-German Declaration was considered to have achieved peace in our time. Unfortunately, the great claims of Neville Chamberlain did not come true. These agreements only delayed the evitable between the great European powers and allowed Hitler to gather more territory with relative ease. This document between the powers of Germany, United Kingdom, France, and Italy outlined the steps and conditions under which Germany would annex a large portion of Czechoslovakia. Throughout this text, the historical context and significance of the Munich Agreement will be analyzed. The Munich Agreement was produced in hopes to stop Hitler;…

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    In the early hours of September 5, 1972, an awful event occurred in the most unimaginable place. The Olympic Games in Munich, dubbed “The Games of Peace and Joy” quickly became known as the “Munich Massacre”. At 4 o’clock in the morning, a group of eight Palestinian terrorists, disguised as athletes, climbed over the fence into the Olympic Village in Munich. Meanwhile, the Olympic team from Israel was asleep in their apartments in 31 Connollystrasse. The terrorists walked straight to 31…

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    In 1972, the XXth (20th) Olympic Games were to be hosted in Munich, Germany. Emotions and tensions were high, by everyone, especially for this particular games. The 1972 Munich Games was to be the first time that the Olympic Games would be held in Germany since the Nazis hosted in 1936 (Rosenberg). Many athletes and trainers, particularly the forty-two athletes and trainers from Israel, had family that was able to leave Germany before and during Hitler’s dictatorship. However, many family and…

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    1972 Munich Olympics Law enforcement professionals should be ready to learn from their mistakes. The 1972 Munich Olympics became one of the greatest human tragedies in the history of counter terrorism. The paper reviews the principal aspects of the security response to the Munich massacre in 1972. Some of the issues considered include Germany's response to the incident, pre-attack warnings, the level of security preparedness during the Olympics, as well as the role of fusion centers in…

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    Germany’s southern state of Bavaria, with its forests, fairy tale towns and picture-book castles has as its capital, Munich, a year-round destination. Gilly Pickup goes in search of Chocolate, Beer Steins and the Mad Monarch Images Gilly Pickup It's amazing how much rich, chocolate Bavarian cream tart you can eat to sustain you during a hard day’s sightseeing. Besides, we’d just climbed all the way to the top of the 15th century ‘Frauenkirche’, Gothic Church of Our Lady, the city’s famous…

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    The First Confession by Hermann von Kaulbach is located at the Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento, California (Figure 1). The Crocker Art Museum was originally built by the Crocker family in 1872. Ironically, the museum was built during the lifetime of Hermann Kaulbach. The Crocker is a California Historical Landmark and is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. It houses over fifteen thousand items including American Art, European Art, Photography and Ceramics. In 2010 a new pavilion…

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    The Earth is made up of seven continents, 196 countries, with over seven billion people across them, speaking 6500 different languages. There are thousands of different cultures and subcultures, and no two people will have the exact same preferences, but almost everyone in the world appreciates a good party. Oktoberfest is an annual German festival held in Munich, with the first being held in 1810. It is the world’s largest beer festival, lasting 16 days with over 6 million people attending…

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    Hugo Bettauer was a very influential man for his time; he was a journalist and many of his novels became bestsellers. In the 1920’s, a couple of his novels had been made into films. His most notable film Die Freudlose Gasse is about the life of prostitutes in Germany. Sadly, Hugo was murdered because of his strong controversial views on March 26, 1925 in Vienna, by a man named Otto Rothstock. Rothstock was a dental technician and had very close ties to the Austrian Nazi Party. The murder was the…

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    Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was born in Salzburg, Vienna on January 27, 1756. He was born to a mother, father, and sister. There were more children, but no one lived past childhood. Wolfgang was a determined and musically smart little boy. He knew what he was doing behind a set of piano keys. He was a prodigy to say the least. He accomplished more in a lifetime then most could in two lifetimes. Over the course of his thirty-five years on earth he composed around 600 compositions. Mozart’s family…

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    The Munich Massacre

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    word was that the hostages were rescued and safe at last. This rumor reached Munich and quickly spread around the world through televisions, radios, and the voice of Jim McKay of ABC. Soon after, enthusiasm spoiled and confusion settled in. The earlier report had been premature, and harsh reality revealed that all nine Israeli hostages had been killed. As Jim McKay calmly and famously said, "They're all gone" ("Munich Olympics"). The world was devastated, and everyone grieved in their own way.…

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