DIARIST CAPTURED ON THIS DAY IN 1944

OTD in History… August 4, 1944, Anne Frank and her family are ...


Acting on tip from a Dutch informer, the Nazi Gestapo captured 15-year-
old Jewish diarist
Anne Frank and her family in a sealed-off area of an
Amsterdam warehouse. The Franks had taken shelter there in 1942 out
of fear of deportation to a Nazi
concentration camp. They occupied the
small space with another Jewish
family and a single Jewish man, and
were aided by Christian friends, who brought  them food and supplies.

Anne spent much of her time in the so-called “secret annex”(below)
working on her diary. The diary survived the war, overlooked by the
Gestapo that discovered the hiding place.

Anne Frank | MY HERO
The bookcase to the Secret Annex.

A copy of Anne Frank's diary on exhibition at Katranski Communal ...

Anne Frank Original Diaries to be Exhibited    
    
    
     
      
 Rare' Anne Frank poem to be auctioned - The Hindu 
Annelies Marie
"Anne" Frank
(June 12, 1929 – March 12, 1945)

Anne Frank: The Capture by nandhinipandu on emaze
Anne Frank (center) is seen at the
Amsterdam Town Hall in July 1941.

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