On June 12th, 1942, on her 13th birthday Anne gets a diary from hert parents. On Juli 6th, 1942 Anne and her family went into hidding in the Secret Annex and Anne used her diary to document her daily life.
Harry Swaab. His diary was found during building activities on the Thorbeckeplein in Amsterdam. The diary was hidden behind boards and turned out to be personal notes and a diary from Harry Swaab, who hid there until 1943. Harry Swaab was murdered on June 11th, 1943 in Sobibor. The diary was found on May 12th, 1983.