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UPI Almanac for Saturday, Aug. 4, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Friday, July 6, 2012.
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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, June 12, 2012.
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Madame Tussauds Berlin unveils Anne Frank figure

BERLIN, March 9 (UPI) -- Madame Tussauds in Berlin has unveiled a wax figure of Anne Frank, a Jewish teen who died in a Nazi concentration camp during World War II.

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UPI Almanac for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011.
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Tiki Barber's Anne Frank Holocaust quip

Tiki Barber's Anne Frank Holocaust quip

NEW YORK, May 26 (UPI) -- Former New York Giant running back Tiki Barber has ignited controversy with remarks comparing himself to Holocaust victim Anne Frank.

Jordan Ministry upset over Holocaust study

AMMAN, Jordan, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- Jordan's Education Ministry called on the country's schools to use officially approved textbooks after it was reported a private school studied the Holocaust.

Anne Frank tree topples

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Aug. 23 (UPI) -- A gust of wind apparently blew down the giant chestnut tree Anne Frank wrote about in her diary, a spokesman for the Anne Frank House said in the Netherlands.

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UPI Almanac for Monday, Aug. 4, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, July 6, 2008.
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UPI Almanac for Thursday, June 12, 2008.
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'Freedom Writers' author defends teacher

INDIANAPOLIS, March 13 (UPI) -- The author of "The Freedom Writers Diary" reportedly has taken up the cause of an Indianapolis teacher who is in trouble for teaching her book.

'Anne Frank' musical a go despite protests

MADRID, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- Multiple protests against a controversial musical version of "Anne Frank" will not prevent the theatrical performance from taking place in Madrid.

'Diary of Anne Frank' to be stage musical

MADRID , Jan. 8 (UPI) -- A stage musical version of "The Diary of Anne Frank" is set to open at Madrid's Calderon Theatre in February, the BBC reported.

Reprieve for tree that inspired Anne Frank

AMSTERDAM, Netherlands, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- A Dutch judge in Amsterdam has postponed the removal of a horse chestnut tree that comforted Anne Frank in her World War II hiding place.
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WAP2001051782 - 17 MAY 2001 - WASHINGTON, DC, USA: Hannah Taylor Gordon, who plays Anne Frank, at the Holocaust Memorial in Washington, DC, May 17, 2001, for the premiere of ABC's miniseries Anne Frank. It will air May 20-21 at 9pm.
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Annelies Marie "Anne" Frank ( pronunciation (help·info); 12 June 1929 – early March 1945) is one of the most renowned and most discussed Jewish victims of the Holocaust. Acknowledged for the quality of her writing, her diary has become one of the world's most widely read books, and has been the basis for several plays and films.

Born in the city of Frankfurt am Main in Weimar Germany, she lived most of her life in or near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. By nationality, she was officially considered a German until 1941, when she lost her nationality owing to the anti-Semitic policies of Nazi Germany (the Nuremberg Laws). She gained international fame posthumously following the publication of her diary, which documents her experiences hiding during the German occupation of the Netherlands in World War II.

The Frank family moved from Germany to Amsterdam in 1933, the year the Nazis gained control over Germany. By the beginning of 1940, they were trapped in Amsterdam by the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. As persecutions of the Jewish population increased in July 1942, the family went into hiding in the hidden rooms of Anne's father, Otto Frank's, office building. After two years, the group was betrayed and transported to concentration camps. Anne Frank and her sister, Margot, were eventually transferred to the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp, where they both died of typhus in March 1945.

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