Summer Games

After a 12-year hiatus due to the war, the 24th Summer Olympiad opened in London on July 29, 1948. Following the 1936 Berlin games, which were…awkward, to put things mildly, the Olympics were put on hold. A world war does tend to get in the way of international sportsmanship, although games were technically scheduled in 1940 (in Helsinki and Tokyo, which would also have been … Continue reading Summer Games