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Pre-War Attitudes

muscular female Jewish Rower © PHOTOSPORT.COM
In pre-WW2 Germany, many sports clubs aligned along geographical or even religious boundaries. This female rower with muscular legs, with the Star of David on her uniform and a great smile, waits for her boat to come in, while a man in Orthodox Jewish garb waits in the background.



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