Two Irish Army Officers dressed in traditional Celtic dress, accompanied by Irish wolfhounds at the Tailteann Games - a sporting and Gaelic revival festival and Ireland’s attempt to outdo the Olympic Games, 1924
Adolf Hitler planned to use the 1936 Olympic Games in Berlin 1936 Jesse Owens arrived in Berlin to compete for the United States in the Summer Olympics. Adolf Hitler was using the games to show the world a resurgent Nazi Germany. Nazi propaganda promoted concepts of “Aryan racial superiority” and depicted ethnic Africans as inferior. American Owens countered this by winning four gold medals.