A woman being shaved by civilians to publicly mark her as a collaborator, French women who befriended the Nazis, through coerced, forced, or voluntary relationships, were singled out for shameful retribution following the liberation of France. The woman photographed here, believed to have been a prostitute who serviced German occupiers, is having her head shaved by French civilians to publicly mark her. This picture was taken in Montelimar, France, August 29, At the end of World War II, many French people accused of collaboration with Germany endured a particularly humiliating act of revenge: their heads were shaved in public. Nearly all those punished were women.
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Barbie Densk shivered under a blanket as she lay in a slit trench inside the barricaded German city of Aachen on the night of October 12, She was a member of Hitler's Bund Deutscher Madel — or League of German Girls — and had volunteered to defend her home and family from the American infantry encircling the city. The assault finally came at 9am. I blew my whistle to raise the alarm.
Facebook Twitter Email. CNN — It's 10 years ago. I'm on a road trip to Germany with my then boyfriend. I'm pretty useless as a travel companion as I can't drive and I can't speak German, so my boyfriend is doing both. We cross from the border from Switzerland then stop at a small town near Stuttgart. Our first day is a sunny Saturday morning in July. Like many places in Europe, swimsuits must be worn in the pool, but you have to enter the sauna au naturel.