How is a German town that survived World War II torn apart by shoes, yes shoes, just a few years later? This is the story of how two brothers would go on to change the world’s shoe game forever.

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Adolf Dassler
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Bavarian Sports Award 2017
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René Hardy
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Edition du dimanche du 'New York Times'
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Midsection Of Craftsperson Making Shoe
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Rio 2016 Olympic Games - Day 13 - Athletics
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Go To Bed You Bad Boy
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The Good Humor Man
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Blitzkrieg In Poland
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4K German Flag - Crisis / War / Fire (Loop)
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1937: NAZI RALLY
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Track and field events at 1936 Olympic games in Berlin
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Paris Citizens Attacking Nazi Soldiers
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Jesse Owens wins several events at 1936 Summer Olympics in Berlin
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Footwear industry
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NYC Supreme Court Stairs
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Nazi Germany invades Poland, Allies declare war
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1953 MONTAGE Soccer players playing in stadium / spectators in stands / Germany / AUDIO
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1930s German American Bund Party Nazi rally
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