Viscerally gripping and deeply disturbing, this account of the terrorist attack at the 1972 Munich Olympics won the 2000 Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. Twenty-seven years after the fall of the Third Reich, the Israeli Olympic squad arrived in Munich filled
with the spirit of international brotherhood in sportsmanship that the Olympic Games are supposed to represent. It was not to last. At 4:05 am on September 5, 1972, a team of Libyan-trained PLO terrorists, equipped with directions provided by East German athletes, broke into the Israeli quarters.
In little over an hour, wrestling coach Moshe Weinberg and weightlifter Josef Romano were shot and killed...