Germany (Q103)

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Germany
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    Brittain, Ian (May 2012). "From Stoke Mandeville to Stratford: A History of the Summer Paralympic Games" (PDF). CURVE. Champaign, Illinois: Common Ground Publishing.
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    1957
    In 1957, Saarland was attached to West Germany.
    1972
    "The [German] Foriegn Ministry on the whole seem ready to risk any political unpleasantness that might arise [...]; they think that it would anyway only be slight, since the only African countries participating in the Paraplegic Olympics are Uganda and Ethiopia."
    1972
    Since African countries largely did not participate in the Paralympics, West Germany decided not to invite controversy by banning Rhodesians from the 1972 Games.