One of the most iconic pictures of women during WWII is the picture of Lee Miller sitting in Adolf Hitler’s bathtub, in his Munich apartment in 1945.
“I was living in Hitler’s private apartment in Munich when his death was announced.” she said afterwards.
Lee Miller however wasn’t just a lady in a bathtub.
Elizabeth “Lee” Miller, Lady Penrose was an American photographer and photojournalist. She was a fashion model in New York City in the 1920s before going to Paris, where she became a fashion and fine art photographer. She was unapologetically sexual. A strong woman in a male dominated world.
During World War 2,she was a war correspondent for Vogue, covering events such as the London Blitz, the liberation of Paris, and the concentration camps at Buchenwald and Dachau, despite having no military training.
It is this part I want to focus on.
The magazine Vogue is a…
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