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Miep Gies

One of the people who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during World War II.

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  • Jun 18, 2010
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Now that Miep has passed away, try to find some contemporary sources that described the Franks' plight to get the most out of this book.
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Quick Tip by . October 29, 2012
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Miep Gies was truly a brave soul.  She, along with her husband Jan, were among the people in Europe that helped out the Jews during the darkest chapters of human history (Nazi rule and the Holocaust).       Miep and Jan (along with other co-workers) helped out the Frank and van Pels family (and dentist Fritz Pfeffer) in hiding in Holland from 1942-44, and even though the people in hiding were unfortunately captured in August of 1944, Miep managed …
review by . January 13, 2010
The last guardian of the
Miep Gies was a remarkable woman.  Born Hermine Santrouschitz, moved with her foster family from Austria after World War I to the Netherlands.  Miep and her husband Jan Gies were friends and coworkers of the Otto Frank and his family and helped to establish themselves in Amsterdam.  During World War II, Miep and Jan along with several of the coworkers hid the Frank family along with the Van Pels and Fritz Pfeffer from the Nazi soldiers because they were deporting Jews back to Germany.  …
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Miep Gies (15 February 1909 – 11 January 2010) was one of the Dutch citizens who hid Anne Frank and her family from the Nazis during World War II. She discovered and preserved Anne Frank's diary after the Franks were arrested. Miep Gies was a Christian.
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