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The helpers after the war
Mr Kugler with medal
Bep marries
An interview with Bep
Mr Kleiman in his office
Bep’s family
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The helpers after the war

After the war Otto Frank and the helpers keep in touch. This photo of the helpers from the 1970’s shows, from left to right, Miep Gies, Bep van Wijk-Voskuijl, Bep’s husband Cor van Wijk and Lucie Kugler. Jan Gies and Victor Kugler are standing behind them. Johannes Kleiman had died in 1959.

Victor Kugler emigrated to Canada after the war. He worked there as an electrician and an insurance broker. Victor Kugler died on 14 December 1981.

Bep Voskuijl married after the war. She had four children, and did the book-keeping for her husband’s business. Bep died on 6 May 1983.

Jan Gies died on 26 January 1993. On 15 February 2004 Miep celebrated her 95th birthday.

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This day in history
Today: 10 December 2018
Then: 10 December 1948

The 51 member states of the United Nations sign the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.