Volksdeutsche
In the National Socialist school of thought, Volksdeutsche were "German in terms of people or folk". The term is the nominalised plural of volksdeutsch, with Volksdeutsche denoting a single female, an...
Sept 8, 1941-The Siege Of Leningrad Begins
On September 8, 1941, German forces closed in around the Soviet city of Leningrad, initiating a siege that would last nearly 900 days and claim the lives of 800,000 civilians.
Treaty of Versailles
The 6 months from the end of WWI to the signing of the Treaty of Versailles.
Ostsiedlung
Ostsiedlung ([ˈɔstˌziːdlʊŋ], literally east settling), also called German eastward expansion, was the medieval eastward migration and settlement of German speakers from the Holy Roman Empire (primari...
Treaty of Versailles
The Treaty of Versailles (French: Traité de Versailles) was one of the peace treaties at the end of World War I. It ended the state of war between Germany and the Allied Powers. It was signed on 28 Ju...
Nazi-Soviet population transfers
The Nazi–Soviet population transfers were a series of population transfers between 1939 and 1941 of tens of thousands of ethnic Germans and ethnic Russians in an agreement according to the German–Sovi...
Heim ins Reich
The Heim ins Reich ( listen ; German; "Home into the Empire" or "Back to the Reich"), was a foreign policy pursued by Adolf Hitler beginning in 1938. The aim of his initiative was to convi...
Operation Barbarossa
Operation Barbarossa (German: Fall Barbarossa, literally "Case Barbarossa"), beginning 22 June 1941, was the code name for Nazi Germany's invasion of the Soviet Union during World War II. Over the cou...
Expulsion of Germans after World War II
During the later stages of World War II and the post-war period the German Reichsdeutsche (German citizens) were forced out of Eastern European countries to Germany and Austria. After 1950 some emigra...
Germania Slavica
Germania Slavica is a historiographic term used since the 1950s to denote the medieval contact zone between Germans and Slavs in East Central Europe. Historian Klaus Zernack further divides the German...
Sept 8, 1941-The Siege Of Leningrad Begins
On September 8, 1941, German forces closed in around the Soviet city of Leningrad, initiating a siege that would last nearly 900 days and claim the lives of 800,000 civilians.
Nova Friburgo
Nova Friburgo ([ˈnɔvɐ fɾiˈbuʁɡu], German: Neufreiburg, English: New Fribourg) is a municipality in the state of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil. It is located in the mountainous region, ...
A-A line
Arkhangelsk and Astrakhan, with Moscow, Stalingrad and Leningrad (strategic cities at the limits of Germany's actual advance) also shown.The Arkhangelsk-Astrakhan line, or A-A line for short, was the ...
Order of Battle for Operation Barbarossa
This is the order of battle for Operation Barbarossa that took place during World War II. It was fought between the German led Axis Forces and The Soviet Forces. The Operations started on June 22, 194...
Pomerania during the High Middle Ages
Pomerania during the High Middle Ages covers the History of Pomerania in the 12th and 13th centuries.The early 12th century Obodrite, Polish, Saxon, and Danish conquests resulted in vassalage and Chri...
German Brazilian
A German Brazilian (German: Deutschbrasilianer, Riograndenser Hunsrückisch: Deitschbrasiliooner, Portuguese: teuto-brasileiro) is a Brazilian person of ethnic German ancestry or origin. German Bra...
Germans in Korea
Germans in Korea have a long history, though they have never formed a very large population.
The first German to set foot on Korean soil, in 1832, was the Lutheran missionary Karl Gützlaff, who is...
Battle of Smolensk (1941)
The First Battle of Smolensk was the first major battle during Operation Barbarossa in World War II that significantly delayed the advance of Hitler's Wehrmacht in the USSR. It took place in the regi...
Irish and German Mercenary Soldiers' Revolt
The Irish and German Revolt in Brazil was a revolt of German and Irish people in 1828 during the Cisplatine War of 1825–1828. The immigrants, who were recruited in their homelands to come to Brazil, ...
German Namibians
German Namibians (German: Deutschnamibier) are a community of people descended from ethnic German colonists who settled in present-day Namibia. In 1883, the German trader Adolf Lüderitz bought (f...
Olomouc language island
The Olomouc language island was a German-speaking area within the Czech-speaking area of central Moravia. It centered on the city of Olomouc, including the city centre, south and west suburbs and seve...
Nazi Germany
Nazi Germany and the Third Reich are common names for the German Reich from 1933 to 1945, when it was a dictatorship under the control of Adolf Hitler and the Nazi Party (NSDAP). Under Hitler...
Deportation of Germans from Romania after World War II
The deportation of Germans from Romania after World War II, conducted on Soviet order early in 1945, uprooted tens of thousands of Romania's Germans, many of whom lost their lives. The deportation was...
Germans in Jamaica
A German Jamaican (including few of Polish descent due to Partitions of Poland) is a Jamaican of German ancestry. The population was established in the 1830s when the abolition of slavery resulted in ...
Bessarabian Germans
The Bessarabia Germans (German: Bessarabiendeutsche, Romanian: Germani basarabeni) are an ethnic group who lived in Bessarabia (today part of Moldova and Ukraine) between 1814 and 1940. Betwee...
Blumenau
Blumenau is a city in Vale do Itajaí, state of Santa Catarina, in southern Brazil. It is 130 km away from the state capital, Florianópolis.
The city was founded on September 2, 1850, by Dr. H...
Operation Black Tulip
Operation Black Tulip was a plan in 1945 by Dutch minister of Justice Kolfschoten to evict all Germans from the Netherlands. The operation lasted from 1946 to 1948 and in the end 3,691 Germans (15% of...
World War I reparations
World War I reparations were compensation imposed during the Paris Peace Conference upon the Central Powers following their defeat in the First World War by the Allied and Associate Powers. Each of th...