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Anne Frank. By Rebecca. Who is Anne Frank?. Anne Frank was an ordinary German Jewish girl. She enjoyed playing with her toys, riding her bike and going to the seaside. When she was 13 she was in hiding with her family mum, dad and big sister Margot.
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Anne Frank By Rebecca
Who is Anne Frank? • Anne Frank was an ordinary German Jewish girl. She enjoyed playing with her toys, riding her bike and going to the seaside. • When she was 13 she was in hiding with her family mum, dad and big sister Margot. • She was well known for her diary this is why Anne Frank is so famous. She wrote loads of things in her diary all about war time, when she died it was her father that found the diary she had been writing. • Anne Frank was born in 1929 and died of typhus in 1945
What happned to the Jews? • Hitler wanted to create what he saw as the perfect German, this meant anyone who did not fit in to this perfect image was persecuted (treated badly) or killed. Hitler persecuted German citizens who were Jewish, Gypsies or otherwise undesirables. • By the end of war six million people were killed because they where seen differently in Hitlers eyes.
Anne Frank Diary • “Jews were required to wear a yellow star, Jews were forbidden to use trams they were also required to turn in their bicycles and were not to watch any entertainment or go to sports centres and so on” • This was part of Anne’s Diary
Holocaust Memorial Day Each Year on January 27th the world marks holocaust memorial day. HMD has been held in the UK since 2001 and the united states declared this is an international event in November 2005. 27th January was chosen as the date for HMD because it was on this date in 1945 that the largest Nazi killing camp Auschwitz Birkenau was liberated. HMD is about remebering the victims and those whose lives have been changed beyond recognation by Nazi persucution and subsequent genocides in Cambodia, Rwanda, Bonsia and the atrocities today in Dafur. HMD provides us with an opportunity to honour the survivors but its also a chance to look into our own lives and communities today. Genocide doesn't happen overnight it’s a gradual process which begins with the differences between us that are not celebrated but used as a reason to exclude or marginalise. By learning from the lessons of the past we can create a better safer future. Each year the theme for HMD which provides a focal point and a shared message for the hundreds of events which take place around the UK. The theme for HMD 2011 is Untold Stories.
Credits • Written by Rebecca • Thank you Miss Cockburn for letting me use the computer • Thank you p7 for watching and reading • The End