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August 15, 1997 | ROBIN GIVHAN, THE WASHINGTON POST
The German clothing factory that eventually became the international menswear powerhouse Hugo Boss manufactured Nazi uniforms during World War II and most likely did so using slave labor. The revelation appeared in the latest issue of the Austrian current affairs magazine Profil. A statement from Hugo Boss AG, which is based in Metzingen, Germany, details and confirms much of the account. "The clothing factory founded by Mr. Hugo Boss manufactured work clothes and we think SS uniforms as well .
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August 15, 1997 | (Associated Press)
Before Hugo Boss became known for classic men's suits and flashy ties, the clothing manufacturer produced uniforms for the Nazis, a company spokeswoman has acknowledged. The Frankfurt, Germany-based company said it was tipped to the Nazi dealings when founder Hugo Boss' name appeared on a list of dormant accounts released by Swiss bankers last month.
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August 15, 1997 | (Associated Press)
Before Hugo Boss became known for classic men's suits and flashy ties, the clothing manufacturer produced uniforms for the Nazis, a company spokeswoman has acknowledged. The Frankfurt, Germany-based company said it was tipped to the Nazi dealings when founder Hugo Boss' name appeared on a list of dormant accounts released by Swiss bankers last month.
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August 15, 1997 | ROBIN GIVHAN, THE WASHINGTON POST
The German clothing factory that eventually became the international menswear powerhouse Hugo Boss manufactured Nazi uniforms during World War II and most likely did so using slave labor. The revelation appeared in the latest issue of the Austrian current affairs magazine Profil. A statement from Hugo Boss AG, which is based in Metzingen, Germany, details and confirms much of the account. "The clothing factory founded by Mr. Hugo Boss manufactured work clothes and we think SS uniforms as well .
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