The Tin Ring with Zdenka Fantlova
Now 92, Zdenka Fantlova is one of the few living eye-witnesses to the horror of the Holocaust, to which she lost her entire family. For as long as she lives Zdenka is determined to tell her inspiring story of great love, and of what happened in the Holocaust, to as many people as possible. The Tin Ring is a unique account of how a seventeen-year-old girl survived the horrors of the Nazi concentration camps. An incredible story of human endurance and will power.
Zdenka Fantlová and her story made a lasting impression… During her time in the camps she kept a little tin ring, made for her by her boyfriend. She risked her life to keep this humble object that meant so much to her. Her boyfriend did not survive the camps. But Zdenka’s love for him and the tin ring did"
FIONA BRUCE, ON ZDENKA'S APPEARANCE ON THE BBC'S ANTIQUES ROADSHOW IN NOVEMBER 2011