1972 Munich massacre

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Event.png 1972 Munich massacre  Rdf-icon.png
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Date 04:31, 5 September 1972 - 00:04, 6 September 1972
Location Munich,  West Germany
Blamed on Black September
Type • Hostage-taking
• Mass murder
• Massacre
Deaths 17
Description A famous attack on Israeli athletes at the 1972 Olympics.

At the 1972 Munich Olympics, a group of people took hostage and murdered 11 Israeli athletes.

Response

Juval Aviv, a Mossad officer, claimed to have led Operation Wrath of God, an operation to assassinate the perpetrators.

 

The Official Culprit

Name
Black September


References


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