On This Day in History

Anne Frank: a well-known Jewish victim of the Holocaust who gained fame after her death with the publication of The Diary of a Young Girl. In it, she writes about her life in hiding from 1942 to 1944, during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

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Frank, Anne (1929 - 1945)

Memories of Anne Frank

Anne Frank smiles at the school photographer.

The photo was taken in December 1941, Anne is twelve years old.