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- Blue coloured plaque with dedicatory inscription. A Star of David centred above inscription. White lettering
- This plaque commemorates the 40th/ anniversary of the murder by terrorists of 11 Israeli/ athletes at the 20th Olympiad in Munich in/ September 1972. They came to pay homage to the/ Games but paid with their lives. Never again/ (Names)/ Unveiled by Eric Pickles MP Ssecretary of State for/ Communities and Local Government): The Mayor of London/ Boris Johnson: Ben Helfgott (British Olympian 1956 and 1960 Games): and Mr Efraim Singer (Chair, Israel Olympic committee). In the/ presence of Members of both Houses of Parliament and many local/ national and international dignitaries, at the London Olympics/ July 2012 Hebrew inscription translation: "He makes my feet like the feet of an antelope and I am able/ to stand on the heights" (Psalms 18:34) "Initiated by Cllr Linda Kelly and Martin Sugarman, and donated by an anonymous benefactor and the Reuben Foundation"
- Inscription legible?
- Terrorist Acts
Total names on memorial: 11
Served and returned: 0
Exact count: yes
Information shown: surname,forename
Order of information: surname
- Terrorist Acts
- Listing information
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- Trust fund/Scholarship
Purpose: Unknown or N/A
- Jewish Chronicle P4/27-07-2012 Ps 1 and 2 03-08-2012 Also reported in the Jewish News 26-07-2012
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- Our Blog ukniwm.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/forty-years-on-a-memorial-is-erected-to-the-israeli-athletes-killed-at-the-1972-munich-olympics/
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