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On this day in 1929 a young family introduced their second daughter to the world. Sadly her life was short but has had an international effect.

Annelies (Anne) Mary Frank


Born Frankfurt, Germany.

Hitler chancellor; Franks move to Amsterdam.

Nazi forces occupy Netherlands.

Restrictions push Franks and friends into attic annex above business.

Anne starts diary in a notebook. Two years hiding before discovery.

Anne dies of Typhus at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp weeks before liberation.

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