was Anne Frank?
Frank was a 13-year-old Jewish teenager from Germany. She hid in Amsterdam in
Holland during the Second World War to escape from the Nazis.
years when Anne Frank was hiding, she kept a private diary.
diary was published after the war and sold 27
million copies throughout the world!
did Anne Frank write in her diary?
1942, Jews were persecuted by Hitler, the head of the Nazis, and his army. Anne
Frank’s family decided to go into hiding, to stay alive!
moved into part of her father’s factory with another Jewish family. The workers
accepted to help them and used a secret
door to bring them food.
private diary, Anne recorded what happened. Confiding in her diary helped her endure
the horrible living conditions.
spent her days in the dark, without making any noise, so as not to be caught.
wrote: “The most wonderful thing is that I can write everything I feel,
otherwise I would suffocate”.
1944, someone denounced them to the Nazis and they were sent to concentration
died there of disease in March 1945, at the age of 15.
her father survived, and when he went home, he found Anne’s diary and had it
published in homage to his daughter.
Anne Frank’s diary is a very important account of what happened during the war,
so we can help prevent such awful things happening again.