Jewish Journal


March 18, 2010

Memoir’s Glimpse of Anne Frank Draws Skepticism


From NYTimes.com:

Frail, cold and surrounded by death, the Jewish teenager Anne Frank did her best to distract younger children from the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp by telling them fairy tales, a survivor of the camp says.

But her account is disputed by a childhood friend of Anne Frank’s.

In a book to be published in Dutch this month, Berthe Meijer, 71, who survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, offers a rare glimpse of Ms. Frank in the final weeks of her life, struggling to keep up her own spirits while trying to lift the morale of the smaller children at the camp.

Read the full story at http://www.nytimes.com/2010/03/18/world/europe/18dutch.html.

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