Anne was born on June 12, 1928 in Frankfurt, Germany.
Hitler's rise to power cannot be attributed to one event, but a mixture of factors including events happening outside Germany, the strengths of the Nazi party, and the weaknesses of other parties within Germany. Hitler used these factors to his advantage and in 1933 he legitimately gained power to become chancellor.
A massive, coordinated attack on Jews throughout the German Reich on the night of November 9, 1938, into the next day, has come to be known as Kristallnacht or The Night of Broken Glass.
On this day in 1939, German forces bombard Poland on land and from the air, as Adolf Hitler seeks to regain lost territory and ultimately rule Poland. World War II had begun.
President Franklin Roosevelt called December 7, 1941, "a date which will live in infamy." On that day, Japanese planes attacked the United States Naval Base at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii Territory.
In early July 1942, after Margot Frank received a letter ordering her to report to a work camp in Germany, Anne Frank's family went into hiding in an attic apartment behind Otto Frank's business.
The Danish Navy sinks their own ships so the German’s couldn’t take them and use them.
Annemarie and her Jewish friend, Ellen are playing and running in the streets. Annemarie bumps into a Nazi Soldier. Both girls are scared because they’ve been told to blend in and not get noticed.
The Jewish people were told about the planned round up and relocation of their people. Many went into hiding including the Rosen’s. Ellen hid with Annemarie’s family.
Annemarie saved Ellen’s life by breaking her Star of David necklace off her neck when the Nazis showed up to search the house.
The family and friends fake the death Great Aunt Birte (an imaginary aunt). This was a way to get the Jews together and hide them from the soldiers. They would then hide on a boat to travel across to Sweden where they would be safe.
Annemarie finds a package that was dropped by Mr. Rosen. Inside the package is a handkerchief that had a chemical that causes the dogs to lose their sense of smell. She saves them all because when the Nazi soldiers search the ship, the dogs can’t pick up the scent of the hidden Jewish people.
Was the landing operations on Tuesday, 6 June 1944 (termed D-Day) of the Allied invasion of Normandy in Operation Overlord during World War II.
On August 4, 1944, everyone in the Secret Annex is arrested.
Anne dies from typhus in March, 1945
Adolf Hitler killed himself by gunshot on April 30, 1945 in his Führerbunker in Berlin.
Germany surrendered in Denmark. Jewish people started to return home from Sweden. Annemarie waits for Ellen to return.