Sport: Olympic Games

In Berlin's huge Olympic Stadium, packed by 110,000 spectators, Reichsführer Adolf Hitler stopped chatting with his good friend Cinemactress Leni Riefenstahl, official Olympic photographer, long enough to discharge last week his sole function at the XIth Olympic Games. Said he: "I proclaim open the Olympic Games of Berlin, celebrating the XIth Olympiad of the modern era." Trumpets sounded across the arena. On a flagpole, the Olympic Flag—white with five interlocking circles representing the five continents—was slowly raised. Outside the stadium, guns boomed. Atop the staircase at the East gate appeared the...

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