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New York Daily News 1972: Munich Olympic Hostages

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Partial issue of the New York Daily News from September 6, 1972, 11 x 15, with a cover story on the terrorist strike at the Munich Olympics, headlined: "9 Hostages; 4 Arabs Die. 3 Terrorists Seized, Cop Slain at Munich Field." The back page has a headline reading: "Halt Olympic Games, Arab Raid in Munich Shocks World." Anyone who was alive watching this unfold in real-time can understand how this tragedy captivated the entire world. In fine condition, with expected general wear, including chipping and toning.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Olympic Memorabilia
  • Dates: #640 - Ended July 21, 2022