Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

23/7/2012

Adolf Hitler’s Olympic Village of 1936: Conservationists race to save the forgotten relic of the infamous ‘Nazi Games’

Conservations are in a race against time to save the abandoned Olympic Village built for the so-called ‘Nazi Games’ in 1936. The site on the western edge of Berlin is where athletes from all over the world headed 76 years ago to take part in the most infamous Olympic Games in history.

But the athlete’s accommodation has been largely left to rot since it was abandoned by Soviet forces in 1992 with only 25 of the 145 original buildings remaining – including the crumbling swimming pool, gym, theatre and dining hall. for more click here

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