By Anne E. Schraff

Born in Germany in 1929, Anne Frank used to be in the course of international struggle II. simply because Anne used to be Jewish, she and her kin have been compelled to flee the fear of the Holocaust that swept the continent. starting in 1942, Anne stored a diary of the tricky trip of her family members. See how Anne's kinfolk attempted to flee the horror of the warfare, and the way her diary grew to become her ally.

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Some would be published as eyewitness histories of the war. Anne was very excited. She had that wonderful diary and many loose pages as well. She wondered if her writings might be chosen for publication. 44 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:44 PM Page 45 Anne had now decided she would be a writer or a journalist after the war ended and the family was free again. Anne wrote in her diary that her greatest wish in the world was to be a published writer. She even chose the title for her published diary—Het Achterhuis (The Secret Annex).

Anne Frank was running out of writing room in her diary. She started writing in exercise books and accounting books that Miep and Bep brought. In the fall of 1943 Anne went through a period of depression. She wrote that she felt like she was being dragged down into a bottomless darkness. She longed desperately to go outside and inhale some fresh air, but she dared not. 41 Frank Book 9/17/07 2:44 PM Page 42 As 1944 began, Anne was fourteenand-a-half-years-old. She and the others had been in hiding now for a year and a half.

He took a small amount of money and jewelry, then he dumped Anne’s briefcase onto the floor. Her diary and the loose pages sprayed across the floor. One of the Nazis stared at a gray foot locker belonging to Otto Frank. It was a World War I soldier’s uniform. It had been used by Lt. Otto Frank of the German army. 51 Frank Book C 9/17/07 H A 2:45 PM P T Page 52 E R 9 The eight from the secret annex and their helpers were questioned. Finally, Victor Kugler and Johannes Kleiman were arrested with those who had been hiding.

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