Bill Rancic Defends His Wife Giuliana After Fashion Police Controversy: 'I Tried to Get Them to Release the Footage' 42 years, 2,191 covers and 55,436 stories from PEOPLE magazine's history for you to enjoy
- WATCH: Jennifer Lopez Takes a Feminist Stand in Empowering New Video for 'Ain't Your Mama'
- Read the Cover Story: Prince Harry: Finding My Purpose
- Melania Trump 'Would Bring the Glamour Back into the White House,' Says Former Roommate Victoria Silvstedt
- Kendra Wilkinson Eloquently Sums Up All of Our Friday Vibes With One Word: 'Boobs'
- Inside Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner's Family Trip to Paris
On Newsstands Now
- Matthew McConaughey: In His Own Words
- Jessa Duggar's Wedding Album
- Brittany Maynard's Final Days
Pick up your copy on newsstands
Click here for instant access to the Digital Magazine
People Top 5
LAST UPDATE: Tuesday February 10, 2015 01:10PM EST
PEOPLE Top 5 are the most-viewed stories on the site over the past three days, updated every 60 minutes
- July 15, 1996
- Vol. 46
- No. 3
An Israeli Marksman Remembers the Tragedy of Munich
His own event lasted three days, and he placed 21st, "about as well as I expected" considering that, with a wife and two daughters to support, he practiced only twice a week. The day after he finished, he was awakened at 5 a.m. by an ominous sound: "I heard an automatic weapon being cocked outside." Crouching, he peered out the window and spotted an unfamiliar man wearing a white hat emerge from the Israeli apartment next door. Hershkowitz had his rifle, but, unsure about how many other intruders were involved and about the danger to possible hostages, felt he shouldn't use it. Then he saw an ambulance arrive and watched the body of wrestling coach Moshe Weinberg being carried out. Later, Hershkowitz, at 45 the senior member, was chosen to tell the three surviving team members that 11 Israelis had died. "It was a night without end," he recalls.
Hershkowitz, now 69, returned to his watch repair shop in Tel Aviv, which he still runs. Munich is never far from his thoughts. "Outside of Israel, I'm careful about speaking Hebrew in public," he admits. "I'm no longer so carefree." He will not go to Atlanta, but the Israeli delegation has invited the 14 children of his fallen teammates.
Treat Yourself! 4 Preview Issues
The most buzzed about stars this minute!