Summer Olympics - Israeli Wresting Team Hostage Crisis - On Air coverage from live feed - Jim McKay
August 26, 1972 License
A Fairfax photographer captured one of the defining images of the Munich Olympics in 1972. This Palestinian is one of a group that had taken 12 Israeli athletes hostage.
September 05, 1972 License
Olympic Committeeman (R) knocks on door were Arab guerrillas hold Israeli athletes hostage.
September 01, 1972 License
An armed German policeman stands on the roof of a dormitory where members of the Black September terrorist group had earlier captured and were holding a group of Israeli athletes hostage, Munich, Germany, September 5, 1972.
1972 Summer Olympics. An armed police officer on a roof top in the Olympic Village during the crisis, Munich, 5th September 1972
Police and security officers with guns after conclusion of crisis at 31 Connollystrasse in Olympic Village. 11 Israeli athletes and coaches and one German police officer were murdered by Black September Organization, a Palestinian...More
On the eve of the start of the Munich Olympics, the Israeli team visits the site of the concentration camp at Dachau in southern Germany, 25th August 1972. Eleven members of the team were later killed in a terrorist attack at the Games...More
August 25, 1972 License
Two Munich policemen ward off a photographer as they escort an unidentified prisoner away from the Israeli team quarters at the Olympic Village here late September 5, following the departure of a group of Arab guerrillas and the...More
German policemen standing outside building where Arab guerrillas hold Israeli athletes hostage.
Arab commando emerges from room where hostages are held.
Terrorism, 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, September 1972, The room in which two Israelis were killed when the Arab guerillas first attacked
Terrorism, 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, pic: September 1972, The helicopter of the German Border Police which was blown up by Arab guerillas during a gun battle with German police during the transfer of Israeli Olympic team hostages...More
Photographers and onlookers flocked to the Olympic Village for the hostage-taking of Israeli athletes by a group of Palestinian terrorists. Munich, September 1972.
January 09, 1972 License
Ambulances arrive at the Olympic Village during the hostage-taking of the Israeli athletes. Munich, Olympic Games, 1972.
Terrorism, 1972 Olympic Games in Munich, Fuerstenfeldbruck, Germany, pic: September 1972, The bloodstained seats of a West German Border Police helicopter shows the bullet holes, from a shoot out between German forces and Arab...More
The mother of an Israeli athlete slain at the 1972 Summer Olympic Games grieves for her son at his funeral. It was the first year the modern state of Israel had sent athletes to the Olympics; but the cooperative spirit of the Games was...More
January 01, 1972 License
Olympic Games, Munich, West Germany, September 1972. The bodies of Israeli athletes are flown home from the Munich Games after they were murdered by Arab guerillas who had taken them hostage.
A grieving woman weeps over the coffin of one of the victims of the Munich Olympic Village massacre, Tel Aviv, Israel, 7th September 1972.
September 07, 1972 License
Dayabhai Patel MP with fellow Swatantra party leaders demonstrating outside the Egyptian Embassy in protest against the Palestinian commandos attack on Israeli sportsmen in the Munich Olympic Village.
September 08, 1972 License
Olympic tourists and locals in Munich protesting against the actions of a group of seven Arab terrorists who held eleven members of the Israeli Olympic team hostage. All eleven were killed.
September 06, 1972 License
View of Olympic flag at half staff at Olympiastadion in memory of Israeli victims killed during hostage crisis. 11 Israeli athletes and coaches and one German police officer were murdered by Black September Organization, a Palestinian...More
November 06, 1972 License
Israeli people demonstrate to stop the Olympic games, on September 06, 1972 in Munich, after the hostage-taking of Israeli team members by a Palestinian commando, during the Munich 1972 Olympic Games. Palestinian terrorists of the...More