From November 9th to November 10th, 1938 Kristallnacht happens.The Night of Broken Glass when German citizens loot and burn 7000 Jewish businesses, homes, and synagogues. 30,000 Jews are arrested and sent to concentration camps.
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Otto Frank arrives in Amsterdam, where he is reunited with Miep and Jan Gies. He knows his wife has died, but he does not know that his daughters have died too. He still has hope.
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Otto Frank receives letter
Otto Frank receives a letter informing him that his daughters died at Bergen-Belsen. Miep gives Anne's diary to Otto. She found and hid the diary after the Franks' arrest and had been hoping to return it to Anne.
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