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12.2.10

Exhibit: "Dora and the V-2" Opening 21 February

The University of Alabama in Huntsville will host an exhibit "Dora and the V-2:  Slave Labor in the Space Age."  The exhibit of art and artifacts explores the history of forced labor in the construction of the V–2 missiles at the Dora concentration camp and Mittelwerk underground factory near Nordhausen, Germany, during World War II.

The exhibit opening will be 3:00 pm February 21 at Chan Auditorium.

The exhibit will be in UAHuntsville’s Salmon Library from February 21 to March 12, 2010.  The exhibit is free to the public due to major funding from the Alabama Humanities Foundation.  An accompanying website with sample images, background information, links, and a schedule of events is at dora.uah.edu.

Please click on the image of our poster, download, and print for your office, house of worship, library, or school!

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