Mile News Tagged Berlin 1936


Louie Zamperini, Subject of “Unbroken”, Dies at 97

July 03, 2014

His resilience under unspeakable suffering as Japanese POW during World War II more than earned him every moment of this later heroic acclaim.

By Roger Robinson, Runner's World

Louis Zamperini, a 1936 U.S. Olympian at 5000 meters and the subject of the best-selling book Unbroken, has died at...

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Not Yet Ready for His Last Mile

February 15, 2003

''I don't consider myself a hero, but more of a grateful survivor.''

By Ira Berkow, New York Times

In June 1944, Anthony & Louise Zamperini were at their home in Torrance, Calif., when they received the following message regarding their son, an airman who at age 19 had been a member of the...

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Lovelock smashes Mile world record

July 15, 1933

Kiwi legend beats American Bill Bonthron who also sets U.S. record

From NZ History

Jack Lovelock’s run at Princeton University shattered the world record for the Mile, held by Frenchman Jules Ladoumègue, by 1.6 seconds. The race was dubbed the ‘greatest Mile of all-time’ by Time magazine.

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