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January 25, 2013

How Anne Frank’s step sister fooled Dr. Death and survived Auschwitz

Filed under: Holocaust — Tags: , , , , — furtherglory @ 11:41 am

Eva Schloss, who is Anne Frank’s step sister, survived the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp by wearing her mother’s coat.

This quote is from a recent news article which you can read in full here:

They [the incoming prisoners] only knew him as Dr. Death.

He [Dr. Josef Mengele] was the man who went through the lines of men and women, pulling the weak from the strong. He was the one at the Auschwitz concentration camp who decided who would live and who would die.

Eva Schloss remembered how she wore her mother’s coat on the day she got there. It covered part of her face, hiding her youth, which if discovered by Dr. Death, would have sent her straight to the gas chambers.

“It saved my life,” she said of her mother’s coat.

According to the article, Eva was born in 1929, the same year as Anne Frank, so she was 15 years old when she arrived at Auschwitz-Birkenau where Dr. Josef Mengele was one of more than 30 doctors and SS men who made the selections.  Prisoners under the age of 15 were sent to the gas chamber, but Eva was in no danger because she was 15.  Anne Frank, who was also 15, had no trouble getting past Dr. Death, even though she was barely 5 feet tall.

This quote is from the same article:

In the summer of 1942, Eva’s world was shaken again.

As many of the young people in the area were deported to Germany to work in factories, lots of parents decided to move their families into hiding, which she said was “far from easy.”

(This was the same reason that Anne Frank’s family decided to go into hiding.  Anne’s sister Margo was given a notice that she would have to go to Germany to work in a factory.)

She and her mother separated from her father and brother because no one wanted to shelter four people in small apartments. They acquired fake identification, and she and her mother would occasionally venture out to visit her father and brother, though it was always risky.

Eventually, the family was told they needed to find a new hiding place. Schloss’ mother heard of a safe house from a nurse in Amsterdam, but when they arrived, it turned out to be a trap — a Nazi house. The Nazis captured all four family members on May 11, 1944, Eva’s 15th birthday.

The family was taken to the Auschwitz death camp, she said.

“We knew about Auschwitz. We knew it was a death camp, not a work camp, not a labor camp,” she said.

That’s where they saw Dr. Death. Only Eva and her mother survived.

They were evacuated by a Russian army in 1945, and taken east, as fighting was still going on in the west. Her mother went on to marry Otto Frank, the widowed father of Anna Frank in 1953, making Eva Anna’s stepsister.

Eva Schloss was saved because, apparently, she did not get typhus at Auschwitz.  She was not transferred to Bergen-Belsen, like Anne Frank, because she was not sick.  She was saved from the typhus epidemic at Bergen-Belsen which killed Anne Frank.  I previously blogged about the fate of Anne Frank here.

Eva Schloss wants the world to think that there was only one doctor at Auschwitz and that the prisoners knew him as “Dr. Death” even before they arrived.  Ms. Schloss wants the world to think that the only reason that anyone survived Auschwitz was because the one and only doctor, who selected the prisoners for the gas chamber, was completely unable to determine a person’s age.

According to Wikipedia, Otto Frank was born in 1889, so he was 56 years old when he arrived at Auschwitz in 1944.  Everyone older than 35 was immediately sent to the gas chamber, according to Holocaust historians, yet Otto Frank passed the selection by Dr. Death.  Did he wear Anne’s coat to make himself look younger?

Dr. Friedrich Pfeffer, the dentist who hid with Anne Frank’s family, was the same age as Anne’s father; both were born in 1889, the same year as their arch enemy, Adolf Hitler. How did he pass the selection process at Auschwitz?

Another person who arrived at Auschwitz, along with Otto Frank and his family, was Hermann van Pels.  There is a photo of him on display in the exhibits at the Anne Frank House; the text accompanying the photo says that he died in the gas chamber at Auschwitz in either September or October 1944, several months after he arrived.

Hermann van Pels was the youngest of the three adult men who hid along with Anne Frank; he was born in 1890 and was a year younger than both Otto Frank and Dr. Fritz Pfeffer, but still not young enough to pass the selection by Dr. Death when he arrived at Auschwitz.

The exact date of the death of Hermann van Pels in the Auschwitz gas chamber is apparently unknown, but there is no doubt, among Holocaust historians, that he was gassed. Some sources say that he was gassed immediately upon arrival. In her book entitled Anne Frank, a biography, Melissa Müller wrote the following:

Peter [van Pels] seems to have worked in the camp post office and he held up well. His father, however, like Otto Frank and Fritz Pfeffer, was assigned an outdoor job. When Hermann injured his finger, probably in early October, he gave up and asked his kapo to assign him to a barracks detail the next day, even though he must have known how dangerous that was for anyone who, like himself, was injured or in ill health. And indeed on that very day, the SS made a clean sweep of the barracks. Selection. Hermann van Pels fell victim to this arbitrary system.

In a book published by the Anne Frank Stichting in Amsterdam in 1966, entitled Anne Frank, A History for Today there is the following quotation from Otto Frank regarding the selection of Hermann van Pels for the gas chamber:

And I’ll never forget the time in Auschwitz when seventeen-year-old Peter van Pels and I saw a group of selected men. Among those men was Peter’s father. The men marched away. Two hours later a truck came by loaded with their clothing.

So there you have it.  Otto Frank proved that Hermann van Pels was gassed because he had injured his finger.  Otto saw the clothing worn by Hermann van Pels on a truck, which proves that he had been gassed.  Van Pels was 55 years old when he arrived, yet he had passed the selection by Dr. Death, and was not selected to be gassed until he injured his finger.

Eva Schloss needn’t have worried.  The famous Dr. Death absolutely could not determine age, to within 20 years.  Because of this, every survivor alive today has his or her story of how they fooled Dr. Death.


  1. Jeff the Jews and not me neither but they sure have shown meanness by making laws that make it against the law to discuss the Holocaust or any variation of it that doesn’t agree with their official Jewish version….. no that’s not mean putting people in jail for offering a different opinion.
    I’m curious to get an answer from you why would they do this.


    Comment by jrizoli — June 16, 2016 @ 10:52 am

    • You wrote: “they sure have shown meanness by making laws that make it against the law to discuss the Holocaust or any variation of it that doesn’t agree with their official Jewish version….. no that’s not mean putting people in jail for offering a different opinion.
      I’m curious to get an answer from you why would they do this.”

      The Jews have promoted laws against Holocaust denial because without these laws, there would be no Holocaust, as it is claimed today. The Holocaust was not discussed very much until around 1970; that is because it never happened, as the Jews now say that it did.

      Comment by furtherglory — June 16, 2016 @ 11:00 am

      • quote….The Jews have promoted laws against Holocaust denial because without these laws, there would be no Holocaust, as it is claimed today. The Holocaust was not discussed very much until around 1970; that is because it never happened, as the Jews now say that it did.

        The HoloHoax was a non issue and life in the camps was even joked about which was the main theme of Hogans Heroes which aired from 1965-1971
        Then after that the Jews saw they could capitalize on the topic and it went viral after that….You know, fiction sells a lot of papers and movies.
        When it comes to extorting money out of a gullible public the Jews are the best.


        Comment by jrizoli — June 16, 2016 @ 3:49 pm

  2. Apparently Doctor Death had more of a super natural presence in all the othe lunacy stories about death camp survivals. He was every where. He was in more places than God was.

    Comment by Joe Rizoli — January 27, 2013 @ 10:08 am

  3. 10 days without posting anything FG! You had us worried that Mengele has selected you for the “showers”. 😉

    Mark Weber recently republished an article on the Auschwitz death books:

    – Josef Hoffmann, a Jewish butcher, was 89 years old when he died in Auschwitz of “old age” on June 22, 1942.

    – Chaim Richter, a Jewish salesman, was 81 years old when he died in Auschwitz on March 1, 1942, of “weakness of old age.”

    – Emil Kaufmann, a Jewish attorney, was 78 years old when he died in Auschwitz on February 15, 1943. “Weakness of old age”

    Comment by The Black Rabbit of Inlé — January 25, 2013 @ 5:37 pm

    • I took 10 days off to do some other things. I am fine. I’ve never felt better. Hopefully, I will die of “old age,” and will not be “selected” for a horrible death in a gas chamber.

      Comment by furtherglory — January 26, 2013 @ 11:03 am

    • Death Certificates
      Inmates at Auschwitz-Birkenau that were not ‘arbeitsfähig’ and had been eliminated with Phenol Injection into the heart, for example youths under the age of 14, mainly children in Block 20, their relatives, if still alive, received certainly a Death Certificate, which did not state the factual reason of their demise, in other words it was falsified. The Totenbuch was certainly kept up to date, bercause “Ordnung muss sein im Dritten Reich. The dear Rabbit can not tell me otherwise, as I had an Aunt who was a very Nordic looking Jewess, without a Christian ‘Taufschein” which every one had to provide up to their Grandparents or be eliminated one way or the other, but then the Rabbit is an Authority on this and similar subjects

      Comment by Herbert Stolpmann — January 26, 2013 @ 6:31 pm

  4. There is the new Anne Frank I pad App to celebrate Holocaust Day,

    Comment by Pete — January 25, 2013 @ 4:20 pm

  5. The enormity of all those jewish lies is as big as the naivety of the Gentiles believing in them.

    Comment by hermie — January 25, 2013 @ 2:54 pm

    • The collected lies are now a religion. Non-Jews, who are extremely religious, are drawn to the Holocaust religion and are True Believers. It is useless to try to tell people anything, after the world has been indoctrinated for 68 years.

      Comment by furtherglory — January 26, 2013 @ 11:47 am

      • “Jedem das Seine”, I am not religioue nor a “Believer” in the Christian Doctrine,or indoctronated by the Holocaust Syndrome, which has nothing but materielistic overtones. It is well orchestrated, to what I am told especially in the States with “KZ survivers” making the lucrative speaking circuit. What powerful Lobby is it in the USA that even sends Officers Cadets to Auschwitz for indoctronations, yet I was not surprised to receive obscene threats from the States, when I write factual events from reliable sources in my Blog, which is the other side of the coin

        Comment by Herbert Stolpmann — January 26, 2013 @ 9:03 pm

        • You asked “What powerful lobby is it that ….?”

          The powerful lobby that controls American politics is the AIPC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee). This quote is from Wikipedia:

          “In the 1950s, the American Zionist Committee for Public Affairs was created by Isaiah L. “Si” Kenen. During the Eisenhower administration, Israel’s concerns were not at the forefront. Other problems in the Middle East and USSR were paramount, and Israel’s U.S. supporters were not as active as they had been. AZCPA formed a pro-Israel lobbying committee to counter rumors that the Eisenhower administration was going to investigate the American Zionist Council.[13] AZCPA’s Executive Committee decided to change their name from American Zionist Committee for Public Affairs to American Israel Public Affairs Committee.[14]”

          Comment by furtherglory — January 27, 2013 @ 8:52 am

    • In total………..period

      Comment by Robert Schmidt — January 27, 2013 @ 5:41 am

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