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By the end of 1944, over 70,000 forced laborers worked in the complex.The SS recruited 10 women for Mauthausen, which signified between 300 and 500 men per prostitute.Many women were lured by false promises that they would be released afterwards.The suggestion that some women volunteered may be one reason why former brothel inmates continue to be stigmatised and why the existence of camp brothels has been largely ignored. She was quoted in an article on the website of Sommer’s research indeed shows that those employed in the brothels had a greater chance of escaping death in the camps.” Simons, now 89, was in her early 20s when she was drafted on to Die Welt, a new national paper for Germany set up by the British occupying forces in 1946 with the aim of providing a quality newspaper.“I had learnt German at school and I got the job through the Foreign Office."They said they had a nice job working in the agriculture section."I said ‘I don’t want that, I want to do news’.“The Ravensbruck trials were in Hamburg where we were based."It was exciting and interesting and we were doing a job but I thought they were truly terrible people.”The barbarity of the Nazis at concentration camps such as Belsen and Auschwitz has been well documented, but the degradation that more than 130,000 women suffered at Ravensbruck, just 50 miles north of Berlin on the picturesque banks of Lake Schwedt, has remained largely untold.

For Daily Express reporter Judith Simons, the incident was one of the horrors that remains in her mind, especially on Holocaust Memorialy Day today, 70 years after she covered the trials of the guards and doctors who ruled the camp.“This woman had told the prisoner she was doing well and had been so well-behaved,” she says.“She promised her dinner and then poisoned her at the table."How could she do that?

Robert Sommer’s latest book ) provides, however, for the first time a comprehensive study of this dark, hushed-up and largely ignored chapter of the history of Nazi Germany.

Sommer is a cultural studies scholar based in Berlin.

There existed brothels in the concentration camps of Sachsenhausen, Dachau, Auschwitz, Buchenwald, Mittelbau-Dora and Mauthausen.

The first concentration camp brothel was founded in Mauthausen in Austria in June 1942.

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