By Anne E. Schraff
Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank was once in the course of international conflict II. simply because Anne used to be Jewish, she and her kin have been pressured to flee the fear of the Holocaust that swept the continent. starting in 1942, Anne saved a diary of the tricky trip of her kinfolk. See how Anne's relatives attempted to flee the horror of the battle, and the way her diary turned her ally.
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She died of shock. A few days, later Anne Frank died as well. The bodies of the girls were taken to the mass graves at the camp and buried. Three weeks later, in April 1945, British troops liberated Bergen-Belsen. Of the eight people who hid in the secret annex, all but Otto Frank died. Of the helpers, Victor Kugler and Johannes Kleiman were imprisoned, but they survived. 58 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:45 PM Page 59 On the day when the annex was betrayed, Miep found Anne's diary. She gathered it up along with the loose pages Anne had written on.
Perhaps, he thought, he and his family would remain at Westerbork. Maybe they would not be deported to the death camps of Poland. The Franks were registered at the camp. They all showed quiet dignity. The Franks were assigned to the punishment block. There they were forced to wear uniforms and clogs. Because they had not turned themselves in and had to be captured in hiding, they were treated worse. Otto Frank had his head shaved. Edith and the girls had their hair cut painfully short. At the 53 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:45 PM Page 54 punishment block, there was less food, and the work was harder.
But Anne and Margot were sent to the concentration camp at Bergen-Belsen. It was bitterly cold. The women there were starving and getting sick with deadly diseases. 56 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:45 PM C A H P Page 57 T E R 10 Anne and Margot huddled together in an icy-cold, unheated barracks. Someone who recognized them said the girls looked like frozen little birds. 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.