The terrorists and their hostages were shuttled to a nearby airfield, but the captors later turned on the Israeli athletes and killed them with machine guns and a grenade.

Hitler’s detention provided him with the opportunity to write Mein Kampf, his blueprint for power, and to rethink the tactics he would use to take that power in Germany.

Shortly after midnight on the morning of the 6th September 1972, nine Israeli Olympic athletes were killed by Palestinian terrorists from the Black September group in the Munich massacre.