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<b>1972</b> | A masked Palestinian terrorist looks out from a balcony of the athletes' housing complex during the Munich Summer Olympics. On September 5, eight Palestinian guerrillas took 11 Israeli athletes and coaches hostage, and subsequently murdered all of them, in what came to be known as the "Munich Massacre" — the most infamous and violent outrage in Olympic history. Originally published in the September 15,1972, issue of LIFE.

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Co Rentmeester :: A masked Palestinian terrorist looks out from a balcony of the athletes' housing complex during the "Munich Massacre" — September

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Plane Over Midtown Manhattan Aerial view of a passenger plane flying over midtown Manhattan. Location: New York, NY, US Date taken: 1939 Photographer: Margaret Bourke-White

In the Street Vivian Maier

In the Street

No room for Clark Kent. Helen Levitt’s street photography documents the vibrancy and humor of chance New York City moments,

When Germany released the three Black September members who survived the Munich massacre. Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir then launched a secret operation, known by some as "Wrath of God", to hunt and kill those responsible for Munich.

When Germany released the three Black September members who survived the Munich massacre. Israeli Prime Minister Golda Meir then launched a secret operation, known by some as "Wrath of God", to hunt and kill those responsible for Munich.

The dam, in the Hope Valley in Derbyshire, was used by the brave airmen for practice runs.     Today, the RAF Battle of Britain Memorial Flight and 617 Squadron will recreate history by flying over the twin towers of the reservoir.     The aircraft will continue on to Chatsworth House to carry out a flypast for members of the public gathered for the historic moment.

The Royal Air Forces Memorial Flight Lancaster Bomber sweeps low over the Derwent Dam in Derbyshire in commemeration of the anniversary of the Dams raid.

On April 11, it will have been forty-three years since the Apollo 13 lunar mission became one of the greatest death-defying adventures in history. It's also offers fantastic lessons in crisis management and teamwork.

Apollo 13: Lessons From the Successful Failure

Moon-bound Apollo 13 launches A ruptured oxygen tank aborts the mission. The whole country, myself included, held their breath until they were safely home.

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Musique d'amour pour le début, l'apéritif - Music is a huge part of any wedding. The playlist really makes or breaks the party! If you're feeling the old-school vibe for your big day, check out the classic love songs we've chosen ahead.

CANADA Supports Israel: The government of Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper again demonstrated its unwavering support of Israel when it unequivocally backed the Jewish state's military response to incessant terrorist rocket fire.    "We fundamentally believe that Israel has the right to defend itself and its citizens from terrorist threats," stated Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird. "Far too often, the Jewish people find themselves on the front lines in the struggle against…

Canada throws unwavering support behind Israel in Gaza war

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On the Stump: Classic Photos From the Campaign Trail Hank Walker—Time & Life Pictures/Getty images John F. Kennedy gives a speech while standing on a kitchen chair in Logan County, West Virginia,

Raising a flag over the Reichstag by Yevgeny Khaldei (May 2nd, 1945)

Raising a flag over the Reichstag by Yevgeny Khaldei (May 2nd, 1945)

Underground Air Raid Shelter In London During World War Ii (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)

Underground Air Raid Shelter In London During World War Ii (Photo by Keystone-France/Gamma-Keystone via Getty Images)~

Charles Ingalls and Caroline Quiner Ingalls are shown in an undated photo, most likely taken shortly after their marriage in 1860. Records show Charles Ingalls spent at least part of his boyhood in Kane County.

Laura Ingalls Wilder’s parents, Caroline and Charles Ingalls. Little House On The Prairie I loved this show so much as a child. Life was crazy for me then Now I named by business after that show Prairie House Yarns and Fibers

Many notable Americans are former Boy Scouts or Eagle Scouts. Neil Armstrong earned the distinguished rank of Eagle Scout.  Armstrong, commander, in the Lunar Module during the Apollo 11 lunar landing mission on July 20, 1969.

Neil Armstrong 1930 - The First Man On The Moon. astronaut Neil Armstrong smiles in the lunar module after his historic moonwalk is pictured in this NASA handout photo.

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