Audio slideshow: The courage of Miep Gies

The woman who saved the diary of Anne Frank - and helped protect the Jewish girl and her family from the Nazis for more than two years - has died in the Netherlands aged 100.

Here - with the help of archive audio from the Oscar-winning documentary 'Anne Frank Remembered' - Gillian Walnes, the co-founder of the Anne Frank Trust UK, pays tribute to the courage and modesty of Miep Gies.

This slideshow contains graphic images.

Photographs courtesy AP, AFP, Getty Images, Rex Features and The Anne Frank House in Amsterdam.
Miep Gies audio courtesy The Jon Blair Film Company Ltd. Music courtesy KPM Music.

Slideshow production by Paul Kerley and Natasha Gruneberg. Publication date 13 January 2010.


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