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  7/4/2012, Tammuz 14, 5772

Munich Massacre Survivor Speaks Out About 1972 Attack


Olympic athlete Dan Alon will speak at the Association for Americans and Canadians in Israel about his new book Munich Memoir. Alon was part of the Israeli Olympic team that was attacked by Arab terrorists in 1972. Alon and several other athletes escaped the terrorists by climbing out a balcony window. Eleven of his fellow athletes who were trapped in a different building were murdered. He will speak at the AACI building in Jerusalem on July 17th. The film The Eleventh Day: The Survivors of Munich '72 will be shown as well.