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An incredible story

Duration: 05:27

Zdenka Fantlova survived near starvation, death marches and forced labour in Nazi concentration camps.

Seventy years ago this week a young man made a ring out of tin and gave it to his girlfriend Zdenka. Soon after the pair were parted and never saw each other again.

Zdenka wrote a powerful and harrowing book called The Tin Ring about her experiences which will be turned into a stage drama.

The book the Tin Ring is available and the play of the book will premiere at The Lowry in Salford in September.

Available since: Thu 14 Jun 2012

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Breakfast 14/06/2012

The latest news, sport, business and weather from the BBC's Breakfast team.

First broadcast: 14 Jun 2012

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