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Yearbook, Sept. 5: The Munich massacre

9/4/2012
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Munich Massacre

On September 5, 1972, eleven Israeli athletes were taken hostage by Palestinian terrorists at the Summer Olympics in Munich and later killed during a botched rescue attempt at a nearby airport. It remains one of the worst moments in world sports' history.

Sept. 5, 1972: On this day 40 years ago came one of the darkest moments in sports history, when Palestinian terrorists kidnapped and later killed 11 Israeli athletes at the Munich Olympics. Jeremy Schaap tells the harrowing story.