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The Ravensbrück concentration camp was the largest concentration camp for women in the German Reich.
Exterior view of barracks at the Ravensbrück concentration camp. Ravensbrueck, Germany, between May 1939 and April 1945.
Inmates at forced labor in the Ravensbrück concentration camp. Germany, between 1940 and 1942.
Romani (Gypsy) inmates stand at attention during an inspection of the weaving mill, site of forced labor in the Ravensbrück concentration camp. In this workshop prisoners wove reed mats used to reinforce roads in swampy regions of the eastern front. Germany, between 1941 and 1944.
This photograph is from an SS propaganda album.
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