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Front: Photograph of Adolf Hitler and other SS officials greeting Olympic athlete Hans-Otto Woellike. Back: Blank postcard lines.
Information Provided by Michael D. Bulmash: Germany Olympic real photo postcard with Adolph Hitler congratulating the winner of shut-put event Hans-Otto Woellike during the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin. Jesse Owens, who had won four gold medals in the 1936 Olympics, was not given similar acknowledgement by Hitler.
3 9/16 x 5 1/2"
Athletes, Olympics, 1936 Olympics, Hans-Otto Woellike, Berlin, Adolf Hitler
1933-1938: Nazification and Early Stages of Persecution: Identification, Expropriation and Aryanization; and Emigration; First Concentration Camps; Sterilization and Euthanasia Program; Internment Camps
"Hitler Greeting German Olympic Athlete At Olympic Games 1936" (1936). Bulmash Family Holocaust Collection. 2014.1.36.