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  • Document

    Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936

    The official report, “IV Olympische Winterspiele 1936: Garmisch-Partenkirchen 6. bis 16. Februar: amtlicher Bericht”, is a 450-page work, published only in German.
  • Olympic cauldron Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936

    Olympic cauldron Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936

    It was at Garmisch-Partenkirchen that a symbolic flame was first lit for the Winter Games ©Getty
    Monday, January 4, 2010 1:21 PM | Photo
  • Winter Games Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 Medal

    Winter Games Garmisch-Partenkirchen 1936 Medal

    On the obverse, in the upper half, an ancient chariot pulled by three horses, driving on a triumphal arch composed of four rays. A Goddess of Victory sits on the chariot holding a laurel crown. In the bottom half, in front of a picture, an illustration of winter sports equipment with some examples. Around, there is the inscription “GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN”. On the reverse, which is deliberately simple, the Olympic rings and the inscription “IV OLYMPISCHE WINTERSPIELE 1936”.
    Thursday, February 6, 1936 1:30 PM | Photo
  • Berlin 1936 | Summer Games

    Berlin 1936

    01 Aug - 16 Aug | 3963 | 49 | 129
  • Winter Olympics

    Winter Olympics

    7th February 1936: One of the Bobsleigh runs at the Garmisch-Partenkirchen Winter Olympics. (Photo by Fox Photos/Getty Images)
    Thursday, February 6, 1936 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Ice Hockey Match

    Ice Hockey Match

    February 1936: An ice hockey match between the USA and Canada during the Winter Olympics at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. (Photo by Central Press/Getty Images)
    Friday, January 31, 1936 11:00 PM | Photo
  • Figure Skating

    Figure Skating

    February 1936: Maxie Herber and Ernst Baier winning the 1936 Olympic Pairs figure skating gold medal at Garmisch-Partenkirchen. (Photo by Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
    Friday, January 31, 1936 11:00 PM | Photo
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