Fogelman, Eva. In occupied countries, any resistance was crushed ruthlessly; hostages were executed in retaliation for the killing of a single Nazi soldier, listening to British broadcasts, or possessing anti-Nazi literature were all made punishable by death.
On November 16,the seven residents of the Secret Annex were joined by its eighth and final resident, Fritz Pfeffer. In order to obtain answers to these questions, we have to go back to the nineteenth century. Forced-labor camps: Camps where prisoners were used as slave labor.
Beginning inghetto inhabitants were sent to concentration and death camps or massacred. Part of her entry for Friday, December 24,reads: Whenever someone comes in from outside, with the wind in their clothes and the cold on their cheeks, I feel like burying my head under the blankets to keep from thinking, "When will we be allowed to breathe fresh air again?
Anne went to school, had girl friends and boyfriends, went to parties and to ice-cream parlors, rode her bike, and chattered an understatement in class. Despite the cramped quarters, the Secret Annex is comfortable enough for the inhabitants to forget that their lives are in constant and grave danger.