Johannes Voskuijl (called "Mr. Vossen" in the earliest printings of the diary) was the father of Bep Voskuijl, one of Otto Frank's secretarys. he built the "swinging bookcase" for those in hiding ...
Bep Voskuijl - On 9 August 1943 Anne writes about Bep: ‘Bep has a healthy appetite. She cleans her plate and isn’t choosy. Bep’s easy to please and that pleases us. She can be characterized as follows: cheerful, good –humoured, kind and willing.’
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May 01, 2019 · Although Miep Gies is the best-remembered of the Dutch “helpers,” Voskuijl was the closest to Anne in age and temperament. Anne often wrote about “good-natured Bep” in her diary, including ...
Apr 07, 2015 · A biography of Bep Voskuijl, one of the Frank family’s helpers while they were living in the secret annex in Amsterdam, suggests her sister may have told the Germans about their hiding place. The book was written by Belgian journalist Jeroen de Bruyn and Bep Voskuijl’s youngest son Joop van Wijk.
Apr 08, 2015 · Bep Voskuijl worked before the war in the Dutch office of Opekta, one of the businesses run by Otto Frank, Anne’s father. In 1942 she also became the administrative director of the firm. During the entire time they found refuge in the hideout, she helped them and brought them food and clothing.
Apr 08, 2015 · Sister of Otto Frank’s typist may have betrayed Anne Frank In new book, ‘Silence No More,’ nephew of Nelly Voskuijl posits she was a Nazi collaborator who revealed family’s Amsterdam hideout
Apr 13, 2015 · According to the new book, Nelly Voskuijl served as a Nazi collaborator for four years, until she was 23. “The painful but evident conclusion is that we can add her to the long list of suspects” in the betrayal of the Franks to the Gestapo, the authors wrote in the Dutch-language book titled “Bep Voskuijl, Silence No More.”
Mar 09, 2020 · Miep Gies and Bep Voskuijl, two of Otto’s employees, gathered up the papers and stored them in a locked drawer. They planned to give them to Anne when she returned. She never did. Less than a year later, the 15-year-old died of typhus at Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. Otto was the only survivor of the eight who had been in hiding.
Miep Gies and Bep Voskuijl were questioned and threatened by the Security Police but not detained. They returned to the Achterhuis the following day, and found Anne's papers strewn on the floor. They collected them, as well as several family photograph albums, and Gies resolved to return them to Anne after the war.