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Interior of the Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing Hall with competitors fencing either during or in preparation for the 1968 Olympic Games.

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Interior of the Fernando Montes de Oca Fencing Hall where the fencing and modern pentathlon (fencing portions) took place during the 1968 Olympic Games.

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Profile photograph of Susan Green (Great Britain) lunging towards the camera. Susan competed in three Olympic games, 1968, 1972, and 1976. Caption on reverse: "SUE(18) WILL BE THE YOUNGEST FENCER TO REPRESENT B 29.8.68 This is attractive SUSAN…

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Marie-Chantal Depetris of France fencing Yelena Dmitriyevna Novikova-Belova of the Soviet Union in foil at the 1968 Olympic Games.

Caption on reverse:
"Chantal Depretis of France scoring point against Elena Novikova of Soviet Union in foil"

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Three placing teams in the women's team foil event at the 1968 olympic games. Gold, Soviet Union; Silver, Hungary; Bronze, Romania.

Two fencers fence, perhaps to warm up, at the 1968 Olympics.

Witold Woyda (Poland) and Orlando Ruiz (Cuba) prepare to fence at the 1968 Olympics.

Portrait of silver medal winner Pilar Roldán (Mexico).

Miguel de Capriles (left) and George Worth (right) pose for the camera aside an airplane having likely just arrived in Mexico. The two men, both fluent in Spanish, traveled to Mexico City for the 1968 Olympics either as referees or team officials.

Rolando Rigoli of Italy (article mentions "Piccoli" but no such competitor existed) and Vicente Calderón of Mexico fence sabre at the 1968 Olympics.

Caption on reverse:
PICCOLI, de Italia, se defiende de un movimiento de sable tirado por el…

Bout with Ferenk Torok of Hungary. At the end of this day of fencing Torok had tied for first place with his team mate Istven Mona.

Caption on reverse:
FERENK TOROK (29) actual campeon olimpico, en uno de sus 47 asaltos de la larguisima jornada…

Two fencers (indicated only as fencer "41" and fencer "38") fence epee at the 1968 Summer Olympics.

Kamuti (either László or Jenő; both of Hungary) and an unknown fencer (Moreson?) fence foil at the 1968 Olympics.

Image of a fencing bout at the 1968 Olympics

Polish fencer uses her foil to slay a cockroach found in her warddrobe.

Transcript on reverse:
"'En El Ombligo'
le clavo el florete esta polaca a una cucaracha que habia hecho de su ropero un campo de entrenamiento."

The French team poses after winning Gold in team foil competition at the 1968 Olympics. Left to right: Gilles Berolatti, Christian Noël, Jacques Dimont, Daniel Revenu and Jean-Claude Magnan.

Caption on reverse:
"Les Escrimeurs Francais, Medaille…

Jean-Claude Magnan of France lifts a trophy above his head after winning gold in the team foil competition.

Caption on reverse:
"Les XIX etes Jeux Olympiques se deroulent actuellement a Mexico. NPM. Le champion francais au fleuret Magnan Jean…

Ionel Drîmbă (Romania), Jenő Kamuti (Hungary), and Daniel Revenu (France) are recognized for winning their respective individual foil medals (Drîmbă, gold; Kamuti, silver; Revenu, bronze).

Jean-Pierre Allemand of France celebrates his victory over Switzerland's Peter Loocher at the 1968 Olympic Finals.
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