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How Kurt Landauer rebuilt Bayern after surviving Holocaust

(CNN)For a club so intent on making history, it is perhaps apt that Bayern Munich will at last honor one of the club's most important figures who helped lay the foundations for its future greatness.Some 86 years after he was forced out of office by the Nazi regime, Kurt Landauer's statue will take pride of place at Säbener Strasse, Bayern's state-of-the-art training facility on the land acquired for the club by the man himself in the aftermath of World War II.Sculpted by artist Karel Fron, the statue was the brainchild of the Kurt Landauer Foundation, which was established to protect his memory and as a vehicle for social change.Due to be unveiled in May, the statue cost 70,000 euros ($79,000), with the money raised through donations from ...
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