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Anne Frank's diary on show in Amsterdam

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Anne Frank's diary on show in Amsterdam


Anne Frank’s entire diary has gone on public display at the Amsterdam house where she sheltered from the Nazis over 65 years ago.

Queen Beatrix of the Netherlands paid a visit to what is now the Anne Frank museum ahead of its 50th birthday next week.

Some parts of the diary were already at the museum, but the rest has been moved from the vaults of the Netherlands War Documentation Centre.

Anne Frank kept a diary before two years during the Nazi occupation of Amsterdam. She died in the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp in 1945.

Her father, Otto, survived and he published her memoirs. Her diary went on to become an international bestseller.

The musuem is also luanching an online tour of the house on 263 Prinsengracht to show how the Frank family lived in daily fear of being caught.

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