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Twelve Months – Twelve Names 50 Years Olympic Massacre Munich. A photograph of Anton Fliegerbauer is projected on the Police Headquarters in Ettstrasse in Munich. Photo: Daniel Schvarcz

50 Years Olympic Massacre Munich

February: ANTON FLIEGERBAUER

The 50th anniversary of the terrorist attack during the 1972 Summer Olympics in Munich falls in 2022. To commemorate the twelve people killed, institutions in Munich and Fürstenfeldbruck remember one of the victims, his life and fate each month of the year.

In February, Anton Fliegerbauer, the policemen who was killed, will be remembered. A photograph of Anton Fliegerbauer will be projected on the Police Headquarters in Ettstrasse in Munich.
A lecture will be held at the Police College in Fürstenfeldbruck in February 22 as well. The agenda also includes an address by the bereaved and a talk on police-related lessons learned from the Munich Massacre.

Commemoration Project
Twelve Months – Twelve Names
50 Years Olympic Massacre Munich

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Summer Olympics in Munich, the Munich Massacre of September 5–6 , 1972 is to be commemorated throughout 2022. Every month one victim will be at the focus of attention. A variety of different actions in public spaces is planned, ranging from installations lasting the entire month to activities on one specific day.

This commemoration project has been conceived and coordinated by the Jewish Museum Munich in conjunction with the Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism and the Consulate General of the State of Israel. 

It will be implemented with cooperation partners including the Amerikahaus Munich, the Landkreis Fürstenfeldbruck, the Deutsches Theater, the Police College –  Hochschule für den öffentlichen Dienst in Bayern – Fachbereich Polizei, and the Munich Police Headquarters, as well as other cultural and educational institutions and interested parties.

The Jewish Museum Munich is also accompanying the commemoration project on its blog and its social media channels under the hashtag #MunichMassacre72.

Entry
free

Venue
Munich Police Headquarters, Ettstrasse 2, 80333 Munich


Organized by the Hochschule für den öffentlichen Dienst in Bayern – Fachbereich Polizei in Fürstenfeldbruck and the Police Headquarters in Munich in cooperation with the History Association in Fürstenfeldbruck and the Munich Documentation Centre for the History of National Socialism.