They were discovered in 1944 and arrested. Anne was sent to a concentration camp, where she died the following year. Her famous diary of the two years she spent in hiding was later found in the room where she and her family had lived. Anne’s father, Otto, had taken the family to Amsterdam, where he had established a small food products business. When Germany invaded The Netherlands in 1940, the Franks once again became subject to escalating anti-Semitic persecution.
However in 1933, running from Hitler, the Family moved from their native city and went to Aachen for a few months. After Aachen they settled in Amsterdam, where Otto had his own business. things were great there for a few years, but then the Germans invaded the Netherlands on May 10th, 1940. Many harsh anti-jew decrees took place in the following months. This is when Anne was forced to leave her school and go to a Jewish secondary school.
Anne Frank claims her fame by writing a diary Diary of Anne Frank that got published after she died. In that diary she expressed her hopes, fears, feelings and thoughts, she had during the Nazi persecution and World War II. Anne Frank lived in Frankfurt until on March 13 1933 Adolf Hitler won the election and became chancellor. After the Nazis took control over Germany, the Frank family began to fear that they were not safe anymore. So they decided to go to Aachen, where Edith’s mother lived.
Marion watched the German invasion on May 10, 1940, and as anti-Semitic laws were passed, she told her Jewish friends to escape or to hide. Her father was not Jewish; however, he was disappointed that the Dutch government did not do more to help Jewish refugees. As Hitler rose to power she watched many children being thrown into trucks which encouraged her assist in the rescue effort. Marion remembered two soldiers joking about picking up small children by the arms, legs, and hair, and tossing them around. In 1942 she took in the Polak family and hid them in a tiny space under her living room.
On June 12, 1929, at 7:30 A.M. a baby girl was born in Frankfurt, Germany. No one realized that this infant, who was Jewish, was destined to become one of the world’s most famous victims of World War II. Her name was Anne Frank, and her parents were Edith Frank Hollandar and Otto Frank. She had one sister, Margot, who was three years older than she was. Anne led a happy and normal childhood, and on her 13th birthday she received a diary from her parents.
The rest of her family suffered under Hitler's pogroms in Germany; some of them managed to emigrate to other countries. Harry comes to meet her parents, and Anne makes all sorts of preparations for his visit. They go out for a walk, and Harry brings Anne home ten minutes after eight o'clock. As Jews have a city-wide curfew of eight o'clock, Mr. Frank is very upset and makes Anne promise to be back in the house at ten minutes to eight from now on. Still, her family likes Harry, and Anne does as well. "
Part 1: June 14, 1942 July 9, 1942: All these journal entries are written from Anne's home in Amsterdam, Holland. Anne was Jewish, she is very fun and perky, she had just turned thirteen. For her birthday her dad gave her a journal, she writes in it every day and tells it everything that happened throughout the day. She thinks of the journal as her friend so she named it Kitty. The first few entries give a description of her early life.
Their mother commuted to and from Amsterdam trying to find the family a place to live. In their now home in Amsterdam, the Frank Family felt free and safe, until the German Army invaded the Netherlands on May 10, 1940. The Occupation of the Netherlands began on May 15, 1940. The discrimination against the Jews began then as well: Jews couldn't own their own businesses, Jewish children had to go to Jewish schools, all Jews had to wear a yellow star, and countless other restrictions. There were even rumors that the Jews would be packed off to Germany.
*New Buddy* The book I read is called The Diary of Anne Frank by Anne Frank The book is a true story about a thirteen year old girl who receives a diary on her thirteenth birthday. The book is a short autobiography In her diary Anne tells Kitty (her pretend friend) everything that happens in her life. The interesting factor in the book is that the time of Anne’s preteen years is the time of the rise of Hitler who oppressed the Jews. Anne’s family is forced into hiding into a secret apartment on top of a factory store in which one of the Frank’s friends works. Meep, the friend brings food up to the Franks.
From the first day she had it, she would write all the thoughts, feelings and wishes she had. Her parents were sales people, that thought, that in Neatherlands they might be safe from the nazis. Her life changed, when in July of 1942, the nazis came there searching for jewish people. So the Frank’s took a hard decision: hide from the nazis, living in the house secret room. They were shearing this room with the Van Daan family, close friends to their family.