1972 Munich massacre

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Date04:31, 5 September 1972 - 00:04, 6 September 1972
LocationMunich,  West Germany
Blamed onBlack September
Type• Hostage-taking
• Mass murder
• Massacre
DescriptionA 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.

As an advisor of the Munich Olympic Committee, Hans Langemann was responsible for the security of the 1972 Olympic Games.


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


The Official Culprit

Black September
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