Where suggested the birth of the best Anti-terrorist unit in the world?

Love, Peace and Happiness is the Motto of the Hippie movement, the shapes, and also in Germany in the early 70s. In the late summer of 1972, the heavy burden of

Where suggested the birth of the best Anti-terrorist unit in the world?

Love, Peace and Happiness is the Motto of the Hippie movement, the shapes, and also in Germany in the early 70s. In the late summer of 1972, the heavy burden of the war seems to be years to finally forget as sports Fans from all over the world to Munich, travel to the Olympic spirit to life. The Olympic village in Munich should be an expression of this world-open concept – in the Morning of the 5. September, destroyed this idea, however, brutal manner: Eight members of the Palestinian terrorist organization "Black September" stormed the headquarters of the Israeli team. The security measures were deliberately kept loose, to the peaceful character of the "cheerful games" to underline. The heavily armed hostage-takers overwhelm the Israeli athletes and wounding one of them fatally.

Bloody disaster

shortly thereafter the first police forces to arrive, it quickly becomes clear that the authorities of the Situation are not grown – and at this point in time, neither a special command nor the negotiating specialists in the structures of the police present. The hostage-takers are threatening to kill the nine remaining athletes. Since all the negotiation attempts by the police fail, officials also plan to rescue the hostages with a rescue operation. As it is in the night to 6. In September 1972, and finally comes to the access, is in a catastrophic way as the police is well-equipped for such a scenario: Neither sharp radio equipment ready to protect yet. The hostage-taking ends in a bloody shootout – all athletes, five terrorists and a policeman die.

Historical classification

in 1972, the carefree post-war policy of the German police authorities. The fatal outcome of the hostage drama marked the beginning of a new era in the construction of the police: in Order to be in the future in similar scenarios, is founded in the special unit of the Federal border guard group 9 (GSG 9) – today, it is one of the world's best special forces.

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Updated Date: 12 July 2020, 22:26

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