She´s not there

The nazi concentration camp of Bergen-Belsen was liberated by british troops on 15 April 1945. Shortly thereafter a british film crew captured the moment when several survivors, just children, were approaching one of the barbed wire fences to show their joy for liberation. Some people believe that one of the girls bears a strong resemblance to the young writer Anne Frank…

Bergen-Belsen Survivors

Bergen Belsen Survivors

However she is not Anne. She´s not there. A second photograph proves it:

Bergen Belsen Survivors

His fragile body had succumbed to typhus weeks before liberation. It is unknown whether it was burned by the Germans or left in the open in a pile of human logs and later buried by the British but Anne Frank never came out alive of Bergen-Belsen. Her spirit did.

AnneFrankSchoolPhoto

 Today, as she always wanted, she is still alive even after death.

Photographic sources: BergenBelsen.co.ukAnglonautes / Yad VashemWikipedia.

 

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About Victor Baldovi

Victor Baldovi es guionista y escritor especializado en la Segunda Guerra Mundial. Ha escrito cuatro libros, dos de ficción y dos de Historia y desde el año 2005 es redactor de artículos bélicos sobre la WW2.

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