In the early morning hours of September 5, 1972, eight armed members of Black September
, a secret Palestinian commando group established a year earlier as an arm of Fatah, forced their way into two apartments that housed Israeli male athletes in the Olympic Village in Munich.
Steven Spielberg recreates another harrowing episode in recent Jewish history with this heart-rending account of the aftermath of the 1972 Summer Olympics, at which an extremist Palestinian group called Black September
kidnapped nine Israeli athletes from the Olympic village, killing two others.
But this tale about Israeli agents sent to assassinate members of the Palestinian terror group Black September
after they killed 11 Israeli athletes at the 1972 Munich Olympics is not a reminder of the violence unleashed against 3,000 innocent civilians on September 11.
Jonas introduces Robert - not his real name - to the reader when Mossad group leader Avner meets the four other members of his team after Palestinian group Black September
murdered the 11 Israeli athletes.
The morning of September 5, eight Palestinians from a militant group called Black September
launched an attack on the Israeli team.
In that attack, a Palestinian group known as Black September
seized Israeli athletes inside the Olympic village in Munich, leading to the death of 11 Israelis and some of the terrorists.
The story, about the murder of 11 Israeli athletes by the Palestinian terror group Black September
at the Munich Olympics in 1972, accuses the German authorities of incompetence Mike Blake/Reuters during the hostage crisis and of collusion in the subsequent release of the three surviving terrorists.
in Jordan, the alienation of Syria's leadership, and the lengthy and, in many ways, unwarranted conflicts in Lebanon could have been avoided, or at least, contained.
We blasted the German authorities for their handling of the Munich hostage crisis after 11 of the Israeli Olympic team held by Palestinian terrorist group Black September
Zia notorious for his ruthless crackdown in 1970 Black September
insurgency in Jordan, in violation of his assignment as part of Pakistan's military training mission now plunged Pakistan into an endless war to fight Soviet Union aided by USA and KSA and sowed seeds for religious intolerance, terrorism and extremism that continues to haunt Pakistan.
At which Olympics were 11 Israeli competitors seized by the Black September
In the 1970s, Israeli agents killed a member of Black September
, which was responsible for the 1972 Olympics massacre, by detonating his telephone, the report said.