The Beginning Born in Frankfurt, Germany; June 12, 1929 Parents were Otto and Edith Frank Jewish
Nazi seize power in 1933 Otto, her father, went to Amsterdam to escape The rest of the family soon followed thereafter, Anne being the last to arrive after being with her grandparents. Germans occupied Amsterdam in 1940 In 1942, Germans began to concentrate Jews at Westerbork, and many other concentration camps. Nazi Take Control
Otto Frank had taken his family into hiding after Nazi groups took control. This hiding place was where Anne started her diary. The secret attic apartment was where the family spent a couple of years in hiding, Anne referred to this hiding place as the “Secret Annex” Friends of the Franks smuggled food in risk of their own lives to help the family. This showed that during this time, it was a very harsh, and dangerous situation. Going into Hiding…
The Hiding Place Anne Writes, "The Annex is an ideal place to hide in. It may be damp and lopsided, but there's probably not a more comfortable hiding place in all of Amsterdam. No, in all of Holland.“ The annex was hidden behind a movable bookshelf.
Frank’s Found! The Frank family were soon found in the annex. August 4, 1944 They were arrested because they did not go to the concentration camps voluntarily They were soon deported to Auschwitz
The Holocaust was a crude time. Jews, homosexuals, gypsies, poles, political opponents, and the mentally ill were all targeted during the Holocaust. Germans felt they were the inferior race Germans killed around 2 out of 3 European Jews There were many people who denied the Holocaust ever occurred The fact of the matter was is that it happened and Anne Frank’s diary depicted some of the horrors of this time. Holocaust
Otto Frank Anne’s father made sure that her diary was published.
The Diary Anne Frank’s diary was published, and since then became the best- known memoir of the Holocaust.
Throughout time, Frank’s diary has become famous. Her writing depicted some of the harsh experiences her and the family faced during the Holocaust. Anne died at the age of 15. Her father is the only one who survived the Holocaust. Anne’s diary was soon published in 1947.
"Introduction to the Holocaust." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Web. 04 Apr. 2011. <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005143>. This site was used to find more information on the Holocaust. I found this site extremely intersting. I also used this to find out why the Jews were a major target during thr Holocaust. Anne Frank Museum Amsterdam - the Official Anne Frank House Website. Web. 04 Apr. 2011. <http://www.annefrank.org/>. This website was used to find out more information about Anne Frank. This site had information from timelines that became very useful. There was a good bit of information on this site. "Anne Frank." United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Web. 04 Apr. 2011. <http://www.ushmm.org/wlc/en/article.php?ModuleId=10005210>. This site was used within the project. It had a brief description about Anne Frank. This source was very helpful in describing Anne's family also. Bibliography