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An expelled German family visits the occupied German province of Pomerania

A guest submission by Pablo von Köeller, whose German family still resides in exile today in South America: Last year, my 39 year old brother, two cousins, my father (85) and I (50), traveled from South America to the polish … Continue reading

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Hungarian Government Condemns Ethnic Cleansing of Germans After WWII

(MTI)  No crime can be compensated for with another crime and this is all the more true in the case of collective punishment for assumed crimes, Human Resources Minister Zoltan Balog said on Saturday addressing a commemoration in Solymar, outside … Continue reading

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A Memorial to the Expulsion of the Ethnic Germans in post-war Hungary

(DVHH) For the first time, a central memorial and monument for the Germans expelled from Hungary were inaugurated in Budaörs (German: “Wudersch”)  near Budapest, on the 18th of June 2006. Participating in the ceremony at the Old Cemetery of the … Continue reading

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Video: 1939 German News Report on Ethnic-German Refugees from Poland

German refugees from Poland tell of their personal experiences after escaping to safety in the camps on the German side of the border. (Original German with English subs). This was reported on August 23, 1939 in this German weekly newsreel … Continue reading

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