ADOLF HITLER at the opening of the Olympic Games in 1936.
(photo credit: ACTION IMAGES/TOPHAM)
It’s Saturday, August 1, 1936, the first day of the Nazi-run Olympics.Henri de Baillet-Latour, the president of the International Olympic Committee and other IOC officials are chauffeured to the Reich Chancellery – Adolf Hitler’s office – where Baillet-Latour thanks Hitler for the German hospitality in hosting the Olympics. Then, the IOC officials headed for Olympic Stadium.
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