Aug. 31, 2020

S5 Ep180: Familiar Strangers: Anastasia Romanov - Part 2

S5 Ep180: Familiar Strangers: Anastasia Romanov - Part 2

We conclude this two-part episode with a young woman who comes forward claiming to be Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov. The investigation into her claim would take decades to unravel.

I welcome back my sister, Yolanda, to help me discuss all the ins and outs of this intriguing mystery! 

Time Stamps:
05:03 - "Miss Unknown"

22:47 - Investigating the Claim

28:06 - "Fraulein Annie"

30:20 - Anastasia Tchaikovsky - Rescue Story

53:30 - Anna Anderson - United States

57:41 - Anna the Hoarder

01:01:00 - Mrs. Manahan

01:07:00 - What Really Happened to The Romanovs?

01:16:00 - The DNA

01:19:00 - Who Was Anna Anderson? Franziska Schanzkowska

01:34:00 - Why Was She Believed? 

Resurrection of The Romanovs, Greg King and Penny Wilson, Turning Publishing, 2010. 

The Woman Who Convinced the World She was Grand Duchess Anastasia, Crime Vault, Nov 8, 2018, retrieved on YouTube.

Romanovs: The Missing Bodies, National Geographic, Nov 5, 2019, retrieved on YouTube.