Introduction The 1936 Winter Olympics, officially known as the IV Olympic Winter Games (French: Les IVes Jeux olympiques d’hiver) (German: Olympische Winterspiele 1936), were a winter multi-sport event held from 06 to 16 February 1936 in the market town of Garmisch-Partenkirchen in Bavaria, Germany. The country also hosted the 1936 Summer Olympics, which were held… Read More
What was the 1936 Summer Olympics?
Introduction The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936), officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad (German: Spiele der XI. Olympiade), were an international multi-sport event held from 01 to 16 August 1936 in Berlin, Germany. Berlin won the bid to host the Games over Barcelona at the 29th IOC Session on 26… Read More
The Olympic Games and World War
Olympic Games Abandoned Due to War During World War I and World War II the following Olympic games were abandoned: World War I: 1916 Summer Olympics. World War II: 1940 Summer Olympics. 1940 Winter Olympics. 1944 Summer Olympics. 1944 Winter Olympics. Refer to the 1952 Inter-Camp POW Olympics, the 1936 Summer Olympics, and the 1936… Read More
What was the 1952 Inter-Camp POW Olympics?
Introduction The 1952 Inter-Camp P.O.W. Olympics (Chinese: 1952年战俘营奥运会; 碧潼战俘营奥运会), also known as Inter-Camp POW Olympic Games, was a mock Olympic Games held at the Pyuktong Prisoner-of-War Camp (碧潼战俘营) of the Chinese People’s Volunteer Army during the Korean War. The athletes were all United Nations (UN) Prisoners of War (POWs). It was often used as a… Read More
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