Miep Gies

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  • Miep Gies: A Short Story

    camps. Anyone who even attempted to help Jewish friends and even neighbors from persecution and deportation could and most likely would be killed. These times called for some serious courage and Miep Gies is the perfect example of someone who displayed some serious moral courage. Furthermore, Miep Gies’ story is…

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  • Write An Informative Essay On Miep Gies

    but who hid her and her family for the 2 years? Miep Gies! Miep Gies kept Anne Frank and her family alive during their time of need. Miep is a courageous woman who overcame hardships throughout her childhood and risked her life for the sake of others. Miep was born in Vienna, Austria, and was the second daughter of two working parents. Her Mom and Dad were not suitable to raise Miep and her sister. Their home had little food and even littler work. Causing her to be in serious conditions.…

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  • Miep Gies Thesis

    If there were a family in need of a place to stay and be hidden for a while, would you help? If it were a life or death situation, would you? Miep Gies was an office assistant to Otto Frank, Anne Frank’s father. Gies was a rescuer for the Franks during the Holocaust as she kept them hidden. Miep Gies was a trustworthy friend and co-worker to Otto Frank and risked her life to help hide him and his family. After two long years of secrecy, someone betrayed Gies, and on August 4, 1944, the…

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  • Miep Gies Research Paper

    The Greatest Helper in Hide and Seek: Miep Gies Personal Life Miep Gies (her real name was Hermine Santruschitz) was born in February 15, 1909. She was the second daughter of working class parents. In her early age, she caught many illnesses, and had to flee her homeland Vienna, Austria, and lived with the Nieuwenbergs in the Netherlands. Miep was only due for 3 months in Netherlands, but she loved her new family so much, she stayed with them permanently. She returned to Vienna at 16 to…

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  • Anne Frank: The Most Memorable Victim Of The Holocaust

    Their increasingly growing numbers led to a major modification from October 1970 until February 1971 project because with this many people, traffic was an issue; having people enter and exit through the same door was not feasible anymore. This was the only time the museum has had to be closed to the public. After this major change, another change took place- an admission fee. Otto Frank hated the idea of people paying, however the Anne Frank Foundation insisted that it must be done. They…

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  • Analysis Of Dear Kitty

    The documentary, “Dear Kitty” revolves around Miep Gies, and her recollection of helping Anne Frank and her family go into hiding. Miep, was a Dutch citizen who was hired by Anne’s father, Otto Frank. In the summer of 1942, Mr. Frank had initially hired Miep to be the secretary of the business he managed, but with the Nazis ceasing all the Jews from Holland, he would soon need her help with hiding his family. Miep, along with the other four staff members, agreed to help. The Frank family hid in…

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  • Anne Frank's Influence On World War II

    He was gravely ill and emaciated from strenuous labor and little to no food. During his return to the battle-scarred Amsterdam, Otto Frank learned that his wife, Edith, had been murdered back in Auschwitz. His only hope now was that his daughters were still alive (Lewis 10). Soon after returning to Amsterdam Otto was approached by one of the people who had aided them in hiding. Miep Gies, the one who had helped the Franks, had gone through the annex after the officers had left and collected all…

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  • Anne Frank Research Paper

    died on January 6, 1945 of starvation. In March of 1945 while imprisoned in the Bergen Belsen camp, Anne and Margot both died of Typhus. Sadly at the early age of 15 Anne died only weeks before the camp was liberated on April 15, 1945. In 1944 Herman Van Pels died Auschwitz, his son Peter died in May 1945 at the Mauthausen concentration camp in Austria, and his wife Auguste is said to have died at the Theresienstadt concentration camp in 1945. Fritz Pfeffer died in late December 1944 at the…

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  • The Diary Of Anne Frank Sacrifice

    Anne from Miep Gies a family friend who help the Franks and the van Daans in the annex. Once he got the diary he was encouraged to publish his child's words under the name of “The Diary of a Young Girl”. Behind a bookshelf was a door which led to the annex which two families inhabited it the Van Daans Mr, Mrs, and Peter and the Franks Mr, Mrs, Anne,and Margot soon after Mr.Dussel joined them in hiding. Courage the ability to do something that frightens one. In the story of “ The Diary of Anne…

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  • 'Kitty': The Diary Of Anne Frank

    admiration for a young boy, Peter van Pels, who hid in the annex as well. Anne developed a bond with “Kitty” and recorded every detail of her life; she even wrote very personal things at times. Everything was forgotten the day the Nazis discovered the Franks. August 4, 1944, five men entered the office building where Anne and the seven other Jews were residing. One man was wearing a German police uniform while the others had on ordinary clothes but resembled Dutch Nazi men. The Jews, as well as…

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