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Ravensbrück: Life and Death in Hitler's Concentration Camp for Women

Ravensbrück:  Life and Death in Hitler

by Sarah Helm,
The Minneapolis Star Tribune, March 29, 2015

Ravensbrück, recalled Denise Dufournier, a prisoner at the camp, was “like a mysterious planet, where the macabre, the ridiculous, and the grotesque rubbed shoulders in a fantastic irrational chaos.” The only concentration camp designed specifically for women by the Nazis, Ravensbrück “accommodated” about 125,000 individuals from 1939 to 1945.

 

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