Wednesday, January 1, 2014

Olympic Torch Relay 1936-Olympia 20-06-1936

1936 was the first year the olympic torch run was instituted. 

The olympic flame was lit  in Olympia, Greece on July 20, 1936 and was carried from thence to Berlin, Germany where it arrived on July 27, 1936. This is a registered cover posted on the day the flame was lit with  special cancel.   

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