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Jesse Owens wins 4 gold medals in the 1936 Olympics. THIS BEST part of this is he won them in Germany when Hitler was in charge. :-)

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USA Track and Field's Greatest Moments

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From Wikipedia James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913 – March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete who specialized in the sprints and the long jump. He participated in the 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin, Germany, where he achi Discover how to eliminate your debt and take control of your


Jesse Owens was the most successful athlete in the 1936 Olympics. At a time when the Nazi authorities in Berlin were propagating Aryan supremacy, Jesse Owens’ superb performance was looked upon as a fitting answer to Adolf Hitler. This image, put into context, speaks volumes of Owens’ timely victories

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Jesse Owens

Jesse Owens -Might have been overlooked at home, honored in Nazi Germany! Ironic maybe! Historic for sure!

Jesse Owens - Showed Hitler and gang a thing or two at the Berlin Olympic Games when he won four gold medals and befriended a white German athlete in the process.

von the Guardian

50 stunning Olympic moments: Jesse Owens 4 golds in Berlin – in pictures



How Jesse Owens' Childhood Shaped the Life Seen in 'Race'

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