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What is the reason for the soldiers to stop Annemarie while on the way to Uncle Henrik's boat?

Last Updated: 2nd May, 2020

The reason for soldiers to stop Annemarie while on the way to Uncle Henrik's boat is that they are looking for escaping Jews.

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Herein, why do the soldiers stop Annemarie on her way to Uncle Henrik's boat?

Annemarie didn't see the Rosen's on the boat, because they were in a hidden compartment of the boat. Uncle Henrik said that the baby was drugged so that she would not wake up, cry, and make noises during the long trip.

Furthermore, why did Annemarie have to be brave when she met the soldiers? Annemarie remembered the fairy tale called Little Red Riding Hood. Why did Annemarie have to be brave when she met the soldiers? Annemarie had to be brave because if she didn't she would have gotten caught and punished, or even worse.

Additionally, why was Annemarie surprised by Uncle Henrik's announcement that there was to be a funeral?

Annemarie was surprised by Uncle Henrik's announcement that there was to be a funeral because she had never heard of Great Aunt Birte. When Uncle Henrik said, “Tomorrow will be a good day for fishing” he meant that they might be moving Ellen to a safer place. NOTE: The last time this phrase was used was in Ch.

How did Lise Johnson pass away?

Answer: Lise Johnson died in a car crash. The incident involved the Nazi military force.

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