Remembering The Munich Olympics Massacre: 45 Years Later

Those old enough to have seen this horror played out live and worldwide on Television will always remember the vivid image of a Ski-masked terrorist on the balcony as the horror played out. It was 45 years ago when Jim McKay, looking every bit the man who has been reporting without sleep for more than a day, making the horrible announcement, “they are all gone.”

Yassir Arafat sent five Palestinian Terrorists into an Olympic Village dedicated to peace and international cooperation. The funding for the terrorist team was arraigned by the future President of the Palestinian Authority Mahmoud Abbas.  Their successful mission was to shock the world–kidnapping and killing the Israeli Olympic team. This was the first terrorist tragedy played out live and worldwide on TV which is probably why we all remember that picture of the Ski-masked terrorist on the balcony.The Olympic committee did not feel the massacre of



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