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The German Heiress – Running from the past is a dangerous game, by Anika Scott with Josephine Pembroke

23 Feb 2021

The German Heiress is an action packed, yet haunting novel set in Essen, North Germany which was known as the armoury of the Reich. Set in post war Germany where people were fighting for their survival and facing up to cruel truths of their recent past. The German Heiress by Anika Scott is published by…

Women of Steel – The feisty factory sisters who helped win the war with Josephine Pembroke

01 Jul 2020

The last national crisis before Coronavirus was the Second world War, everybody was expected to do their bit. Men went to war and women were conscripted to do “mans work” however dirty, noisy and dangerous. Today we talked to the Sheffield based Journalist Michelle Rawlins who has written a book celebrating The feisty factory sisters…

DRESSED FOR WAR the story of the Vogue Editor Audrey Withers from the blitz to the swinging 60’s by Julie Summers

06 Mar 2020

#Fashion #RadioGorgeous #Vogue  Author Julie Summers tells us about a woman who was the Editor of Vogue over the turbulent war years of World War Two, Audrey Withers. Audrey’s drive and vision changed Vogue forever creating, a free thinking, vital fashion magazine for women. We hear about Audrey’s early years and her relationship with the…

Ingrid von Oelhafen, Hitler’s Forgotten Children: My Life inside the Lebensborn

24 Jun 2015

Ingrid von Oelhafen, Hitler’s Forgotten Children: My Life inside the Lebensborn with Donna Freed The Nazis didn’t invent genocide but their clinical approach is enduringly horrifying. Less known but perhaps even more chilling was the Lebensborn project founded by Heinrich Himmler in 1935 to create an Aryan super race. When the programme of racially pure…