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Anne Frank was born on June 12 1929, she was a German Jewish teenager who was forced into hiding during the holocaust. She and her family were forced into hiding with her family and 4 others. They all spent 25 months during world war 2 in an annex or rooms above her fathers office . After they were betrayed to the Nazis they were arrested and sent to concentration camps. Anne Frank is one of a million children under the age of sixteen died in the Holocaust . She die in Belsen when she was 15 years old. She wrote a diary about her life and it has been translated into many languages for people to read and learn what life was like for her and her family.
What was it?
The Holocaust was a mass murder of millions of people up to and during the Second World War.
Most of the victims died because of their religion or race, the Nazis wished to wipe them out.
This killing is called genocide .
Glossary of key Words
War….armed conflict between countries or ethnic groups.
Holocaust….the mass murder of jews by the nazis in 1939-1945
Genocide…..delberate terminzation of a race of people.
Concentration camps…. Where people like jews were kept and starved or killed.
Nazis…. A member of the National socialist party in Germany.