1936 Summer Olympics
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which was held in 1936 in Berlin
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. Berlin won the bid to host the Games over Barcelona
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, Spain on April 26, 1931, at the 29th IOC Session in Barcelona (two years before the Nazis came to power). It marked the second and final time that the International Olympic Committee
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would gather to vote in a city which was bidding to host those Games.