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  • 1. The Diary of a Young Girl Who has inflicted this upon us? Who has made us Jews different from all other people? Who has allowed us to suffer so terribly up till now? -Anne Frank, Tuesday, 11th April, 1944

2. About the AuthorAnne Frank is a German born Jewish girl. Who suffered the Hitlers rule. Her diary has been the basis for several plays and films. Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. Born a German national, Frank lost her citizenship in 1941. She gained international fame posthumously after her diary was published. It documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II. The Frank family moved from Germany to Amsterdam in 1933, the year the Nazis gained control over Germany. 3. By the beginning of 1940, they were trapped in Amsterdam by the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. As persecutions of the Jewish population increased in July 1942, the family went into hiding in some concealed rooms in the building where Anne's father worked. After two years, the group was betrayed and transported to concentration camps. Anne Frank and her sister, Margot, were eventually transferred to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where they died of typhus in March 1945. 4. Summary Anne Frank During the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, received a diary as one of her presents on her 13th birthday. She began to write in it on June 14, 1942, two days later, and twenty two days before going into hiding with her father Otto, mother Edith, older sister Margot, and another family, Hermann van Pels, his wife Auguste, and their teenage son Peter. The group went into hiding in the sealed-off upper rooms of the annex of her father's office building in Amsterdam. The rooms were concealed behind a hidden door. Mrs. van Pels' dentist, Fritz Pfeffer, joined them four months later. 5. In the published version, names were changed: the van Pels are known as the Van Daans and Fritz Pfeffer as Mr. Dussel. With the assistance of a group of Otto Frank's trusted colleagues, they remained hidden for two years and one month. They were betrayed in August 1944, which resulted in their deportation to Nazi concentration camps. Of the group of eight, only Otto Frank survived the war. Anne died in Bergen-Belsen from typhus in early March, about two weeks before the prisoners were liberated by British troops in April 1945 6. ReviewAnne Franks The Diary of a Young Girl is a very inspirational and heart touching journal that should be read by everyone, especially students. Not only that will many relate to it, but its valuable for both the mind and the heart. the story reveals the history of World War II, unforgettable people, and lessons that will stay in your heart forever. While reading Anne Frank, I learned lots about what really happened during World War II. It was an unimaginable horror, millions of innocent people dying at the hands of biased obsession. 7. Reading this book will take you back to 1944 Hitlers rule where you experience gun shots that passed by you, tank, bombs, whispers, loneliness, deaths. Each character clearly has its own personality, soft and hard, anger and self control, hatred and love. These weren't made-up characters, they once walked this earth. No one can read The Diary of a Young girl and not take away a very valuable lesson. Focusing on the problems of growing up, dealing with tough times, and the never-ending power of hope, these concepts really strengthened my morals and virtues. 8. Throughout the book, young people will be able to relate to Anne's quarrels with her sister and parents, and everyone understands how hard it is to face your biggest fears. This book has great historical value and I believe that this diary is Annes gift to human race and the world, the very world which tore her life apart and couldnt give her a fair chance at her own life. I would suggest everyone to read this book. It has got many positive values, old culture and lots of lifestyle. It also tells us how people lived during the Hitlers age.Review By