The 1972 Munich Olympics Book Review by ResearchRiter

The 1972 Munich Olympics
A review of Simon Reeve's "One Day in September".
# 120625 | 1,250 words | 6 sources | MLA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Sport (History) , History (European - 20th Century) , Political Science (Terrorism)

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This review of Simon Reeve's account of the terrorist attack on Israeli athletes during the 1972 Munich Olympic Games, "One Day in September", provides an account of the terrorist actions that resulted in the death of eleven Israeli athletes and coaches. The perspective is from a historical point-of-view, explaining why the events occurred and the response of Germany, Israel, and the international community to and in the aftermath of the events.

From the Paper:

"Steven Reeve's "One Day in September: The Full Story of the Munich Olympics Massacre and the Israeli Revenge Operation, Wrath of God" provides an authoritative, well-researched behind-the-scenes account of the event surrounding Arab terrorists who took eleven Israeli athletes and coaches hostage at the Olympics in Munich Germany. All the athletes were killed as were most of the terrorists members of a group known as Black September, a Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) faction. Reeve's book includes interviews with survivors..."

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