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This presentation will:  Introduce you to the events and importance of World War II  Familiarize you with the important characters in history  Supply.

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2 This presentation will:  Introduce you to the events and importance of World War II  Familiarize you with the important characters in history  Supply background for the story of Anne Frank, her family, and her friends NOTE: This presentation serves as a great introduction to both the memoir by Anne Frank and the play by Frances Goodrich and Albert Hackett.

3 Who was in World War II?

4 united states of America United kingdom united Soviet Socialist Republic china france poland Canada australia New zealand South africa netherlands WWII > Who? The alliesThe axis Nazi germany japan italy hungary romania bulgaria finland thailand iraq

5 WWII > Who? Adolf hitler

6 WWII > Who was hitler? Adolf hitler  A german soldier in world war I  A powerful public speaker  The man germany hoped would help fix their economic problems in the aftermath of world war I  The elected leader of germany  The leader of the nazi political party  An enemy of the jewish people  The infamous initiator of the holocaust, one of the worst events in human history.

7 WWII > Who was hitler? Adolf hitler family tree

8 WWII > Who was hitler? Adolf Hitler as a baby Adolf Hitler as a young boy the boy

9 WWII > Who was hitler? Adolf Hitler as a soldier in world war i the soldier

10 WWII > Who was hitler? the Fuhrer, Chancellor of germany

11 Why did World War II happen?

12  Nationalistic tension  Unresolved issues from world war i  Effects of the great depression  Economic turmoil in germany  Political vacuum in germany  1937 japanese invasion of china  1939 german invasion of poland  1941 japanese bombing of pearl harbor WWII > why did it happen? world war II

13 What happened in World War II?

14 Adolf Hitler becomes leader of Nazi Party World War I ends Germans elect Nazis into power Hitler reveals war plans. 1 st concentration camp opened near Berlin Adolf Hitler voted Chancellor of Germany German military mobilizes Kristall- nacht German Jews stripped of rights. Nazis begin euthanasia on sick and disabled Assassination attempt on Hitler fails Nazis bomb Britain Nazis invade Netherlands Britain, France, Australia, & New Zealand declare war on Germany Anne Frank born U.S. Stock Market crashes WWII > When? Olympics begin in Berlin, Germany More timeline

15 Nazi mass murders start Gas chambers at Auschwitz Hitler declares war on USA Japanese- Americans sent to US concentration camps Nazis invade northern Africa Anne gets diary for 13 th birthday Allied Forces D-Day invasion Jews fight back in Warsaw ghetto Nazis order Jews to wear yellow stars Japan bombs Pearl Harbor Anne’s family betrayed Anne, Margot, & Auguste moved to Bergen-Belsen camp Edith dies at Auschwitz Otto liberated from Auschwitz Otto hopes to find home Anne & Margot die at Bergen-Belsen Fritz Pfeffer joins the Annex Frank family goes into hiding WWII > When? More timeline

16 Otto Frank dies (age 91) 1 st 1,500 copies of Anne’s diary are published Hitler commits suicide Germany surrenders USA drops nuclear bomb on Hiroshima Japan surrenders Miep Gies dies (age 100) USA drops nuclear bomb on Nagasaki WWII > When?

17 What was the holocaust? WARNING: Some of the upcoming images are intense and graphic in nature. They are not for the light of heart, but they are something that must be remembered, lest humankind falter and repeat our past mistakes.

18 Netherlands – where franks hid Switzerland –franks lied about fleeing to Bergen-belsen – where anne died Auschwitz – where anne’s dad was sent WWII > the holocaust

19 Flow charts were used to determine who was german and who was not.

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21 Synagogue in Warsaw ghettoAuschwitz death camp

22 WWII > the holocaust

23 Who was anne frank?

24  One of the most discussed jewish victims of the holocaust  Born in germany  Family went into hiding from the nazis in amsterdam  caught & sent to bergen-belsen  Died of typhus only weeks before the camp was liberated  Gained international fame after her diary was published  each year Her diary is 2 nd best- selling non-fiction book; only the bible sells more copies. WWII > Who is anne frank? anne frank

25 WWII > Who is anne frank? Anne frank at madame tussaud’s wax museum Anne frank statue

26 WWII > Who is anne frank? Anne’s grave memorial Anne frank house memorial

27 Anne frank’s diary WWII > Who is anne frank?

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