Monday, June 26, 2017

Last Days of Freedom For Anne Frank

"Not being able to go outside upsets me more than I can say, 
and I'm terrified our hiding place will be discovered 
and that we'll be shot," she wrote in her diary in September 1942.

The Jews in hiding had withstood bombs, near-starvation, two break-in attempts, and the many privations of their helpers during over two years in hiding, and the suspense had begun to take its toll. They were pale and malnourished from life without sun, but they were alive.

And then, on August 4, 1944, everything changed.

read more here @ Mental Floss

1 comment:

Victor said...

Anne Frank is really a hero of WW2 and the Holocaust. Despite perishing with the rest of over 6 million Jews in Nazi gas chambers, she took the bold step of documenting the daily experiences which are with us today about the horrors of the Shoa. Her soul rest in peace.