Forgotten History-Margot Frank

History of Sorts

We all know the story of Anne Frank. It was her story that personalized the horrors of WWII for us. However Anne wasn’t the only person in that small secret annex in Amsterdam, there were 7 more.

One of these people was Anne’s older sister Margot. It is believed that Margot also kept a diary but it was never found after war. I think her diary would probably tell an even more compelling story, she was 3 years older than Anne and she would therefore would have had a better comprehension of what was going on in the world around them.

The Frank family moved to Holland in 1933 and Margot attended school in Amsterdam. Her school friend Jetteke Frijda remembers Margot as a modest and kind girl, who didn’t talk about herself or her life in Germany much.

On July 5th 1942, Margot Frank is called up, along with…

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