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L.A.‘s little-known plaque and grove of trees honor ‘Munich 11’


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/los_angeles/article/las_little-known_plaque_and_grove_of_trees_honor_munich_11_20120724

In the summer of 1984, when Los Angeles hosted the Olympics, then-Mayor Tom Bradley and the local organizers of the Olympic Games unveiled a large bronze plaque honoring the 11 Israeli athletes murdered by Palestinian terrorists at the 1972 Summer Games in Munich. The Israeli Olympic delegation was present for the unveiling, as were Jewish community leaders, according to a Los Angeles Times report.

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