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Subject: ARCHIVE: The week of March 12, 1945 ~Margot Frank, 19, and sister Anne Frank, 15, whose diary discovered in an annex where she and her family hid from Nazis, dies of typhus, along with her sister, later buried in a mass grave at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. ...


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Date Posted: Tuesday, March 12, 11:49:57am


Margot Betti Frank
(February 16, 1926 C February or March 1945)


The eldest daughter of Otto Frank and Edith Frank and the elder sister of Anne Frank. Margot's deportation order from the Gestapo hastened the Frank family into hiding. According to the diary of her younger sister, Anne, Margot kept a diary of her own, but no trace of Margot's diary has ever been found. She died in Bergen-Belsen.

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Anne Frank
[ Annelies Marie Frank ]
(12 June 1929 C February or March 1945)


Commonly known as Anne Frank (German: [ˈanə]; Dutch: [ˈnə]), was a German-born Jewish diarist. One of the most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust, she gained fame posthumously with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl (originally Het Achterhuis in Dutch; English: The Secret Annex), in which she documents her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. It is one of the world's best known books and has been the basis for several plays and films.

Born in Frankfurt, Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, Netherlands, having moved there with her family at the age of four and a half when the Nazis gained control over Germany. Born a German national, she lost her citizenship in 1941 and thus became stateless. By May 1940, the Franks were trapped in Amsterdam by the German occupation of the Netherlands. As persecutions of the Jewish population increased in July 1942, the Franks went into hiding in some concealed rooms behind a bookcase in the building where Anne's father, Otto Frank, worked. From then until the family's arrest by the Gestapo in August 1944, she kept a diary she had received as a birthday present, and wrote in it regularly. Following their arrest, the Franks were transported to concentration camps. In October or November 1944, Anne and her sister, Margot, were transferred from Auschwitz to Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where they died (probably of typhus) a few months later. They were originally estimated by the Red Cross to have died in March, with Dutch authorities setting 31 March as their official date of death, but research by the Anne Frank House in 2015 suggests they more likely died in February.

Otto, the only survivor of the Franks, returned to Amsterdam after the war to find that her diary had been saved by his secretary, Miep Gies, and his efforts led to its publication in 1947. It was translated from its original Dutch version and first published in English in 1952 as The Diary of a Young Girl, and has since been translated into over 60 languages.

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I never knew their mother was selected for Auschwitz's gas chambers in Fall 1944, but escaped, only to die by starvation 3 weeks later in January 1944, just 20 days before Auschwitz was liberated. (NT)Her daughters who were transferred to Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp, died there 2 months later in March 1945, just one month after Bergen-Belsen Concentration Camp was liberated.Tuesday, March 12, 12:00:04pm


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