Anne Frank - Biographies of the 20th Century (20th Century by Anne E. Schraff

By Anne E. Schraff

Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank used to be in the course of international struggle II. simply because Anne used to be Jewish, she and her family members have been compelled to flee the phobia of the Holocaust that swept the continent. starting in 1942, Anne stored a diary of the tough trip of her family members. See how Anne's relations attempted to flee the horror of the warfare, and the way her diary turned her ally.

Guided via Time Magazines checklist of a hundred such a lot influential humans, the Biographies of the twentieth Century sequence of softcover 64-page biographies specializes in the leaders, scientists, and icons who formed our global. those humans, many from very humble beginnings, replaced how the area works. every one biography incorporates a word list, timeline, and illustrations. someone consultant for every name offers reproducible actions to increase the textual content.

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A school friend of Anne’s spoke to her once. Anne wept because she believed that both of her parents were dead. Anne was trembling. She was wrapped in one thin blanket. Typhus swept through Bergen-Belsen in the spring of 1945. Witnesses told of seeing both Anne and Margot Frank 57 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:45 PM Page 58 deathly sick from the disease. The guards had cut off water to the camp. This made sanitation impossible. A witness found Anne and Margot lying side by side on the same cot. She encouraged the girls to get help.

He had no idea what happened to Anne and Margot. Otto Frank moved in with Miep and Jan Gies. He began an agonizing search for his daughters. Two months later, Otto Frank learned that Anne and Margot had died at Bergen-Belsen. Immediately, Miep gave him the diaries she had saved from the secret annex. Otto Frank was amazed that his daughter had written so much. He was also touched by the quality of the writing. 59 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:45 PM Page 60 He shared the diaries with others. They encouraged him to have the work published.

For this reason, it was necessary to buy extra food for the Franks using black market ration cards. Bep and Miep did the shopping. They made sure to buy things in different stores. This way, they did not create suspicion. Jan Gies, Miep’s husband, joined the others, and he and Kleiman got black market ration cards. 29 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:44 PM Page 30 When the Franks arrived at the secret annex, they found boxes of bedding and other items to be unpacked. They worked for two days doing this. Anne and her father sewed together strips of material to make curtains for the windows so nobody could look in.

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