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New documents found in Anne Frank's family attic
israelnationalnews.coms ^ | Sept. 20, 2010 | Unattributed

Posted on 09/20/2010 11:11:34 PM PDT by MamaDearest

Excerpt only Website: New documents found in Anne Frank's family attic

More than 6,000 letters, photographs, and documents were recently found in the attic of the Frank family home.

(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: annefrank; attic; documents
Linked here: New documents found in Anne Frank's family attic
1 posted on 09/20/2010 11:11:37 PM PDT by MamaDearest
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To: MamaDearest

Very few movies bring me to tears, but “Anne Frank: The Whole Story” really got to me.

I hate those Nazi bastards.


2 posted on 09/20/2010 11:13:25 PM PDT by dfwgator (Rangers Magic Number - 6)
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To: MamaDearest

Hmmm - sounds a bit fishy to me. You would think that such things would have been found a long time ago ...


3 posted on 09/20/2010 11:15:20 PM PDT by An.American.Expatriate (Here's my strategy on the War against Terrorism: We win, they lose. - with apologies to R.R.)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

Yeah, that struck me as weird too.


4 posted on 09/20/2010 11:17:20 PM PDT by dfwgator (Rangers Magic Number - 6)
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To: MamaDearest

After all this while, probably they are forgeries.


5 posted on 09/20/2010 11:22:56 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: MamaDearest

*NEW* documents???


6 posted on 09/20/2010 11:24:54 PM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (REPEAL OR REBEL! -- Islam Delenda Est! -- I Want Constantinople Back. -- Rumble thee forth.)
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To: MamaDearest

How could something have not been discovered already?


7 posted on 09/20/2010 11:29:22 PM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: MamaDearest

After all this time?

Of all the attics, certainly this one was thoroughly searched.


8 posted on 09/20/2010 11:30:26 PM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: MamaDearest

6,000 documents? You would need a hugh box!


9 posted on 09/20/2010 11:36:33 PM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: dfwgator

That’s the one with Ben Kingsley, right? That one got to me too. I thought it was excellent. Only The Boy in the Striped Pajamas had me bawling more—I could barely breathe during the ending of that one. Thank goodness I was watching it alone. I hate crying like that in front of people.


10 posted on 09/20/2010 11:40:26 PM PDT by beaversmom
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To: Kirkwood

It’s all about revisionist history... doncha know!


11 posted on 09/20/2010 11:40:29 PM PDT by antceecee (Bless us Father.. have mercy on us and protect us from evil.)
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To: antceecee

They probably found a doccumnent of Anne Frank supporting the Ground Zero Mosque.


12 posted on 09/20/2010 11:42:50 PM PDT by LukeL (Barack Obama: Jimmy Carter 2 Electric Boogaloo)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

To me too....any find would be worth thousands or even millions of dollars. Wouldn’t they have combed every inch of that building years ago with all the sophisticated instruments available....


13 posted on 09/20/2010 11:43:39 PM PDT by savagesusie
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To: dfwgator

Sometimes I can watch these movies and sometimes it’s hard. Of course I read the books and took the tour of the house in Amsterdam.

I have an anger burning in me every day somewhere because of what they did to my good great-grandparents, among other relatives.


14 posted on 09/20/2010 11:46:21 PM PDT by Yaelle
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To: An.American.Expatriate

I think the papers must fortell of a great leader in the west who has big ears and prefers men to the ladies.


15 posted on 09/20/2010 11:48:13 PM PDT by 999replies (Thune/Rubio 2012)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

They aren’t saying they were found in the ‘attic’.

They are reporting these found in the father’s home when he returned from the camp.


16 posted on 09/20/2010 11:48:33 PM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

Bump what you said.


17 posted on 09/20/2010 11:56:50 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: Carley
The first line from the story:

More than 6,000 letters, photographs, and documents were recently found in the attic of the Frank family home.

"in the attic"

18 posted on 09/20/2010 11:59:05 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: LukeL

Hey, there’s a photo with Anne Frank next to Hillary Clinton. I guess she really was Jewish.


19 posted on 09/21/2010 12:06:13 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Washington, we Texans want a divorce!)
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To: Carley

The linked article is very confusing the way it’s written, but my understand is that the Frank family home from which they fled to take up residence in the ‘attic’, *is* the Frank family home, right?

If someone finally got around to searching it after all these years seems rather suspicious, and it also seems suspicious that Mr. Otto Frank would store his writings, photographs and papers in that attic about his search for Anna in that attic rather than give it all to Ann Frank’s Foundation.

It also seems hard to believe that during his lifetime he didn’t recall he left photographs and papers behind in that attic.

A very interesting and historical find, if true.


20 posted on 09/21/2010 12:09:37 AM PDT by onyx (If you support Sarah and want on her Ping List, let me know!)
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To: beaversmom

The Boy in the Striped Pajamas was an absurd fiction. See:

http://www.aish.com/ci/a/48965671.html

Anne Frank and her family were real.


21 posted on 09/21/2010 12:44:49 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: MamaDearest; All
An old lady dies in Basel, Switzerland. Her devoted daughter-in-law, Gertrude, steels herself to do what all families must in the aftermath of death—she heads upstairs to the attic to sort through the effects. But Helene Elias wasn’t just any old lady, and none could put a price on what she left as an inheritance....

The find was in Switzerland.

Treasures from the Attic - The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank's Family by Mirjam Pressler, publisher: Random House, available March 15, 2011

22 posted on 09/21/2010 12:52:56 AM PDT by Lauren BaRecall (Paladino is a rock star!)
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To: Lancey Howard

The home they lived in before they went into hiding.


23 posted on 09/21/2010 1:23:46 AM PDT by kabumpo (Kabumpo)
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To: kabumpo

It was the Swiss home of Alice Frank, Otto Frank’s mother and Anne Frank’s grandmother. She had emigrated from Germany to Switzerland in 1933 after the Nazis came to power. Otto Frank and his family moved to Amsterdam in 1933, where they were safe until the Nazis invaded in 1940. They went into hiding in 1942 to avoid deportation. The eight residents of the secret annex were arrested and sent to Auschwitz in 1944. Otto Frank was the only one to survive the war.

http://www.randomhouse.com/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=9780385533393
“”Treasures from the Attic: The Extraordinary Story of Anne Frank’s Family” by Mirjam Pressler
Random House, Hardcover, 416 pages On Sale: March 15, 2011
“A lost treasure trove (6,000 documents) from her grandmother’s attic about Anne Frank and her family, now woven into a chronicle.

An old lady dies in Basel, Switzerland. Her devoted daughter-in-law, Gertrude, steels herself to do what all families must in the aftermath of death—she heads upstairs to the attic to sort through the effects. But Helene Elias wasn’t just any old lady, and none could put a price on what she left as an inheritance.

Helene Elias was born Helene Frank, sister to Otto Frank, and thus Anne Frank’s aunt. Alice Frank, the matriarch and grand­mother of the family, left Germany for Switzerland in the 1930s, and though her family had scattered across Europe, she remained at the hub of their lives. They wrote voluminously, sent photos, visited for summer holidays and reunions, and of course wrote about them when they returned home. Alice kept every bit she could. It all sat upstairs in the house, which was eventually passed down to Alice’s grandson, Buddy Elias, Anne Frank’s childhood playmate, and his wife, Gertrude.

What Gertrude found has become an utterly engaging, endear­ing, and convincing account of a family that tells us who shaped Anne Frank, made her who she was. They believed themselves to be ordinary members of Germany’s bourgeoisie. That they were wrong is part of history—one that we celebrate here.”


24 posted on 09/21/2010 2:09:13 AM PDT by iowamark
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To: nickcarraway

Did Hillary Clinton tour the attic recently?


25 posted on 09/21/2010 3:19:52 AM PDT by Average Al
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To: onyx

If this is the story about how he tried to find his family after the war I took it to mean where he lived after he was released.

Yes, it’s confusing but that’s what I took from the article.


26 posted on 09/21/2010 3:39:14 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: Lancey Howard

Not the ‘attic’ where they hid. Where he lived after the war is what I took from the article. It talks about his efforts to find his family after he was freed.


27 posted on 09/21/2010 3:40:14 AM PDT by Carley (For those who fought for it, freedom has a flavor the protected will never know.)
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To: LucyT

If you were hiding an account from the SS, which would only be required in the event of your death, you would probably find some fairly secretive ingenius methods to hide the information. IMHO, not strange at all.


28 posted on 09/21/2010 3:44:52 AM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

> Hmmm - sounds a bit fishy to me. You would think that such things would have been found a long time ago ...

I couldn’t agree with you more.

Something about he whole “Oh look, whe found a chest full of old letters and journals that we must have missed when we scoured the Frank attic monthly for the past 60+ years.”

This sounds like someone with a scheme to make money selling fabricated artifacts.


29 posted on 09/21/2010 4:33:24 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Obama, why stupid people shouldn't vote!)
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To: MamaDearest

Through a newly discovered “diary”, they’ll find out Anne Frank was in favor of gay marriage, and considered global warming to be a bigger threat than Nazis, who were actually funded by the Bush crime family.


30 posted on 09/21/2010 4:55:43 AM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: BuffaloJack
"New documents found in Anne Frank's family attic"

"The material is to be turned into a new book"

Emphasis on "New", as in modern, might be in order here.

31 posted on 09/21/2010 4:57:08 AM PDT by C210N (0bama, Making the world safe for Marxism)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

They should check to see if there is a Kenyan birth certificate in the stack.


32 posted on 09/21/2010 5:05:19 AM PDT by MortMan (Obama's response to the Gulf oil spill: a four-putt.)
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To: Yaelle

The 1950’s Hollywood version “The Diary of Anne Frank” is a mixed bag, in my opinion. Millie Perkins was too old (age 21) to play the 13-year-old Anne and didn’t look a thing like her, especially with her model looks and false eyelashes. Worst casting EVER in a movie. She came across whiny and obnoxious and a big chunk of the movie was devoted to her flirting with the attic boy. I think they could have done a better job telling Anne’s story.


33 posted on 09/21/2010 5:11:34 AM PDT by josette c.
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To: An.American.Expatriate

Very suspicious indeed.


34 posted on 09/21/2010 6:38:03 AM PDT by Clara Lou
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To: OrangeHoof
Little Hildagard Schickelgruber was not Jewish.
35 posted on 09/21/2010 7:29:35 AM PDT by HenpeckedCon (What pi$$es me off the most is that POS commie will get a State Funeral!)
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To: iowamark
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas was an absurd fiction.

Anne Frank and her family were real.

I know it was fiction and I already know about the problems with it historically/technically. It was still powerful to me. And thanks for letting me know Anne Frank was real. /s

36 posted on 09/21/2010 7:59:09 AM PDT by beaversmom
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To: iowamark
The Boy in the Striped Pajamas was an absurd fiction

Yep, there were so many holes in the logic of that film.

I could say the same about "Life is Beautiful", but still I thought is was an excellent film.

The most powerful depiction of the Holocaust to this day remains "War and Remembrance."

37 posted on 09/21/2010 8:02:57 AM PDT by dfwgator (Rangers Magic Number - 6)
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To: An.American.Expatriate

Not so odd.
A few years ago two trunks were found containing some of Robert E Lee’s papers and letters as well as other Lee family memorabilia. The trunks belonged to his daughter and were in a bank vault.

http://www.americanheritage.com/articles/magazine/ah/2008/3/2008_3_26_print.shtml


38 posted on 09/21/2010 8:06:19 AM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: Carley

Exactly! Not the hiding place but the attic of the family home.


39 posted on 09/21/2010 8:08:02 AM PDT by kalee (The offences we give, we write in the dust; Those we take, we engrave in marble. J Huett 1658)
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To: beaversmom
That’s the one with Ben Kingsley, right?

That's the one, the young actress who played Anne was perfect. AFAIK it's the only version that depicts what happened to them after they were discovered.

40 posted on 09/21/2010 8:12:13 AM PDT by dfwgator (Rangers Magic Number - 6)
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