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Auschwitz tailors

this morning (monday 2nd), 10.12-10.18am, on bbc radio 4
woman’s hour (presented by jane garvey) includes …

“The dress historian • Lucy Adlington has written a novel for young adults entitled ‘Red Ribbon‘.
It is inspired by the real female prisoners who worked in the tailoring studio at camp Auschwitz-Birkenau.
They were tasked with making stylish clothes for Hedwig Hoss, the wife of the Nazi commander, as well as the wives of other male officers.”

(if you missed it, available from 0:11:45 to 0:18:15 at http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b096gjjk#playt=11m45s)

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