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The U.S. Hockey Team Triumphs at Lake Placid, 1980

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The U.S. Hockey Team Triumphs at Lake Placid, 1980

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Known as the "Miracle on Ice," the Americans' surprise victory over the Soviets riveted fans around the world. Tensions between the two countries during the Cold War instilled the battle for the gold with special significance.

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