Fashion's Hugo Boss expresses regret at Nazi past

By REUTERS
September 22, 2011 18:58

FRANKFURT - German fashion house Hugo Boss has apologized to people mistreated at a factory making uniforms during World War Two after revelations in a new book financed by the company.

In the new book financed by Hugo Boss, researcher Roman Koester explains how Hugo Ferdinand Boss's clothing factory in the southern German town of Metzingen employed forced laborers during the war.

Boss joined the National Socialist Party in 1931, and orders for uniforms from the party saved his factory from bankruptcy.


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