Anne Frank in the Secret Annex: Who Was Who?

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This detailed account of the Amsterdam annex where Anne Frank wrote her diary includes the stories of those who helped her and those who hid with her.

For two years during the Second World War, young, Jewish Anne Frank lived in hiding from the Nazis. Everything she experienced, thought, and felt, she confided in her diary. She was just as frank in her descriptions of the seven other people in the Annex and of the five helpers who endangered their own lives to look after them. Years later, Anne Frank’s diary became world famous. The Secret Annex was so well set up that the hiders survived there for over two years. Who were these people, how did they meet, and what happened to them?
 
This book shows the background and organization of the Annex and the personal stories of all involved, as well as their relationships and their fates. It also offers many never-before-published photographs. The result is an extraordinary group portrait that stays with the reader long after the last page is turned.
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The Anne Frank House was established on May 3, 1957, with the close involvement of Anne’s father, Otto Frank. It is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to the preservation of Anne Frank’s hiding place and her diaries, and to spreading the message of her life and ideals worldwide.
 
On the basis of Anne Frank’s life story, set against the background of the Holocaust and the Second World War, the Anne Frank House develops educational programs and products with the aim of raising young people’s awareness of the dangers of anti-Semitism, racism, and discrimination, and the importance of freedom, equal rights, and democracy.
 
The Anne Frank House is able to carry out its mission thanks to the income it receives from the museum and the support of funds, donors, and grant-giving bodies.
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Publisher
Open Road Media
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Published on
Jan 12, 2016
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Pages
120
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ISBN
9781504014540
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Language
English
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Genres
Young Adult Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Cultural Heritage
Young Adult Nonfiction / Biography & Autobiography / Historical
Young Adult Nonfiction / History / Holocaust
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