​A friendship in a concentration camp – A true reason for living amidst horror Anna Foa

Posted April 16, 2018 9:17 am by Editor

​A friendship in a concentration camp – A true reason for living amidst horror Anna Foa

“We met in
the women’s concentration camp of Ravensbrück. Milena had got to know of my
tribulations from a German woman who had arrived at the camp travelling in the
same convoy […]. She met me during the
walk of the ‘new arrivals’ along the narrow passageway between the blocks and
the high wall of the camp surmounted by electrified barbed wire at high
tension, the wall that divided us from freedom. In introducing herself, she
said: “‘Milena of Prague’.” It was in
this way, in a concentration camp, that the friendship between two exceptional
women, Margarete Buber-Neumann and Milena Jesenska began, a friendship that was
destined to endure in

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