Flory A. Van Beek came to America in 1948 carrying a suitcase full of papers and photographs that she had buried while in hiding during the Holocaust. This material is now one of the largest collections from the Netherlands housed in the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Flory and her husband, Felix, live in Newport Beach, California.
Like Anne Frank, Flory Van Beek was a young girl caught in the ruthless Nazi occupation of Holland—but Flory survived to recount her extraordinary story of persecution and survival.
Flory and her husband, Felix, endured the sinking of a ship bound fo...[SEE MORE]