Lilac Girls: A Novel

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Inspiration for the novel Lilac Girls, the instant New York Times bestseller from Random House. It's based on the true story of how Caroline Ferriday, a New York socialite and Francophile rallied American support behind Polish survivors of Ravensbruck Concentration Camp.

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A look at the League of German Girls aka Band of German Maidens (Bund Deutscher Mädel). German Women, German Girls, Ww2 History, Military History, Aryan Race, History Of Germany, New York Socialites, Ww2 Women, Ww2 Propaganda

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A look at the League of German Girls aka Band of German Maidens (Bund Deutscher Mädel).

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Ravensbruck Women's Concentration Camp. Photo of corridor of the "bunker" prison cells. Courtesy of MGR/SBG.

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Creepy powder case owned by Ravensbruck female guard, complete with SS lightning bolt runes.

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Enseigner la mémoire ? - Histoire et mémoire de la déportation - Yvonne CHATELAIN, déportée à Ravensbrück

Františka Quastler’s Personal Album. Ravensbrück Camp Inmates’ Dedications and Recipes Forced Labor, World War Ii, Bohemian Rug, How To Memorize Things, Camping, Imagination, Albums, Mattress, Lilac

Františka Quastler’s Personal Album. Ravensbrück Camp Inmates’ Dedications and Recipes

Early photo of Wanda Poltawska, Ravensbruck "rabbit" and Polish physician. Her book And I am Afraid of My Dreams was an inspiration to the writing of Lilac Girls: A Novel. New York Socialites, Tell The World, Exciting News, True Stories, Ww2, My Dream, Lilac, Rabbit, Novels

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Early photo of Wanda Poltawska, Ravensbruck "rabbit" and Polish physician. Her book And I am Afraid of My Dreams was an inspiration to the writing of Lilac Girls: A Novel.

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Through breeding, kidnapping, and even murder, the Nazis' Lebensborn program aimed at creating a super-race of Germanized children.

Defendant Nurse Elisabeth Marschall at trial against guards and wardens of the women's concentration camp Ravensbrück in the Curio house in Hamburg- January 1947 Nuremberg Trials, Fight For Freedom, War Of 1812, Korean War, American War, Vietnam War, World War Two, Wwii, County Jail

Trial against guards and wardens of the women's concentration camp...

Trial against guards and wardens of the women's concentration camp Ravensbrück in the Curio house in Hamburg: the defendant Elisabeth Marschall- January 1947

Victoria Magazine that started it all. Article on Caroline Ferriday's Bethlehem, CT home. New York Socialites, Victoria Magazine, As Time Goes By, Historical Women, Those Were The Days, Magazine Articles, Book Girl, Good People, Amazing People

How a flower inspired a book. - Martha Hall Kelly

Funny how a small thing can trigger a whole literary exploration. I’ve always loved lilacs but never knew they would lead to Lilac Girls being published. In the late nineties the article below in Victoria Magazine led me to Caroline Ferriday’s house in Bethlehem, Ct. I lived in Connecticut at the time and took the 2 and a half… Continue reading How a flower inspired a book.