"But then we know what happened.." - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • hollingsworth
    • 03.10.09 | 04:56 (IST)

    Sorry, but no. We did not know what really happened until much later. Millions of school children read the diary of Anne Frank, thinking that at the end of it all, she and her family were taken to Auschwitz and exterminated, reportedly by gas. That was a lie, of course. She died, as did tens of thousands of others, jew and gentile alike, from the disease Typhus. Anne's father survived her by several years, into the 50s, I believe, or perhaps longer. Mr. Frank was not exterminated. We understand now that he may have made quite a few shekels from her book, parts of it having been written by himself. The Diary went through at least two other revisions. So let's stop shedding all those crocodile tears.

    from the article: WATCH / Only existing film footage of Anne Frank
    First published 11:38 02.10.09 | Last updated 17:25 11.03.10
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