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The Berlin Olympics was used by Adolf Hitler as a showcase to promote his vision of Nazi Germany at what were the most notorious Games of the modern era. With his propaganda minister Joseph Gobbels the Games' architect, the opening ceremony in the custom-built 110,000 seater Olympic Stadium saw over 5,000 athletes from 51 countries parading past the fuehrer as the Hindenburg airship hovered overhead, trailing the Olympic flag. One billion viewers watching on television were witness to a very public roasting.It was the iconic moment of the 1996 ceremony, if not the Games itself.
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