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  Organised persecution of ethnic Germans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Persecution of ethnic Germans was much the same in Australia as it was in the United States during World War I. Many were interned for the duration of the war and others faced hostility from their fellow citizens.
In the Eighteenth Century the German states of Prussia and Austria participated in the Partition of Poland, in which the historical Kingdom of Poland was erased from the map.
German WWI veteran Bruno Hauptmann was executed for the kidnapping of the baby of Charles Lindberg under controversial circumstances.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Organised_persecution_of_ethnic_Germans   (2400 words)

 Germans - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Germans, (German: die Deutschen) are defined as an ethnic group, or Volk, in the sense of sharing a common German culture, speaking the German language as a mother tongue and being of German descent.
In addition, a significant number of German citizens (close to 5%), although traditionally considered ethnic Germans, are in fact foreign-born and thus often retain the cultural identities and languages or their native countries in addition to being Germans, a fact that sets them apart from those born and raised in Germany.
Ethnic German repatriates from the former Soviet Union are a separate case and constitute by far the largest such group and the second largest ethno-national minority group in Germany.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Germans   (2409 words)

 Ethnic German - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
German Americans are the largest ethnic group in the United States, and form just under half the population in the Upper Midwest.
There are many ethnic Germans in the countries that are now Germany and Austria's neighbors to the east—Poland, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, and Slovenia— but there are or have been significant populations in such areas as Romania, Moldova, Ukraine, and Russia.
If the ethnic Germans of Eastern Europe survived the fighting, the ethno-politics of the victorious Allies, aimed at removal of German minority from new borders of countries that were freed from Nazi German rule.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Ethnic_German   (2732 words)

 Ethnic German - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Although expellees (in German Heimatvertriebene) and their descendants were active in West German politics, the prevailing political climate within West Germany was that of atonement for Nazi actions.
Some German expellees, on the other hand, criticise that the official Polish outlook on the War and post War events is mostly based on a collectivist view (of mixed communist and nationalist ideas), that does not look at the individual suffering on both sides, but emphazises the ethnic background of each individual.
Although the deportation of Germans from this northern part of former East Prussia often was conducted in a violent and aggressive way by Soviet officials who sought to revenge the Nazi terror in Soviet areas during the war, the present Russian inhabitants of the Kaliningrad sector (northern East Prussia) have much less animus against Germans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ethnic_Germans   (4687 words)

 Germans - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Germans (German: die Deutschen), or the German people, are a nation in the meaning an ethnos (in German: Volk), defined more by a sense of sharing a common German culture and having a German mother tongue, than by citizenship or by being subjects to any particular country.
Ethnic Germans form an important minority group in several countries in central and eastern Europe (Poland, Hungary, Romania) as well as in Namibia and in southern Brazil.
The result was German colonization as far East as Romania, and Slavic colonization as far west as present-day Lübeck, at the Baltic Sea, Hamburg (connected to the North Sea), and along the rivers Elbe and Saale further South.
www.voyager.in /German_people   (1589 words)

 Ethnic German Encyclopedia @ GalleriesAndDealers.com (Galleries and Dealers)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
For example, in contrast to the Swiss Germans, who had already split off and shaped separate national identities, most German-speaking Austrians used to consider themselves as ethnic Germans until the mid-20th century.
Austria-Hungary in 1911 showing ethnic Germans in pink (primarily Sudeten Germans, Danube Swabians, and Transylvanian Saxons), along with the main body of German-speakers in Austria.
Thus, the Danube Swabians settled in Pannonia and the Bukovina Germans in Bukovina.
www.galleriesanddealers.com /encyclopedia/Ethnic_German   (2091 words)

 Talk:Pursuit of Nazi collaborators - TheBestLinks.com - Genocide, Gulag, Holocaust, Middle Ages, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Ethnic Germans were forced to became Volksdeutsche and treated as a pillar of Nazi authority.
Nico, my title proposal, Treatment of ethnic Germans in the context of WWII is exactly about what you want, only more neutral and IMO more precise: it will cover not only organized, but still harsh treatment of Germans, and it exclude, say, Middle Ages, while yours does not.
In this case I would propose to name your text something like Organised persecution of alleged Nazi collaborators, to match the intro, and to refer it from the current article (provided it is named "Treatment of...") with a summary, and with dupicates removed.
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 Germans - QuickSeek Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Germans, great ethnic complex of ancient Europe, a basic stock in the composition of the modern peoples of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, N Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Luxembourg, N and central France, Lowland Scotland, and England.
In addition, a significant number of German citizens (close to 5%), although traditionally considered ethnic Germans, are in fact foreign-born and thus often retain the cultural identities and languages or their native countries, a fact that clearly sets them apart from those born and raised in Germany, in the eyes of the latter.
Similarly the Swiss are not considered Germans, either by themselves or by Germans, in spite of using the same standard language, again in spite of close linguistic relatives, the German Bavarians and the Swabians.
germanpeople.quickseek.com   (2575 words)

 Everything about Otava   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The organised persecution of ethnic Germans is a historical myth invented to try to impose some sort of rationality upon the sufferings of the widely dispersed and historically divergent populations formerly found in Eastern and Central Europe.
However, these communities of Volksdeutsche are rarely cited in the persecution of ethnic Germans debate which is dominated by the self-appointed representatives of the Volksdeutsche of Poland and the Sudetenland.
In the Eighteenth Century the German States of Prussia and Austria participated in the Partition of Poland – a historical crime in which the historical Kingdom of Poland was erased from the map.
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 Children of the Nazi era - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
Dörte von Westernhagen, the German daughter of an SS officer, wrote about the Nazi children in the book "Die Kinder der Täter" in 1987.
In Norway a local Lebensborn office, Abteilung Lebensborn, was established in 1941, and given the task of supporting children of German soldiers and their Norwegian mothers, pursuant to German law (Hitlers Verordnung, July 28, 1942).
It is estimated that between 10,000 and 12,000 children were born by a German father and a Norwegian mother during the war, 8,000 of these were registered by Abteilung Lebensborn.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Nazi_children   (1173 words)

 Germans -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
This was welcome in parts of Czechoslovakia, Austria, Poland, Danzig and Western Lithuania, but met resistance among the Swiss and the Dutch, who mostly were perfectly content with their perception of separate nations established in 1648.
Germans from North America, South America, Africa, etc. must actually prove their eligibility for German citizenship according to the clauses pertaining to the German nationality law.
Thus the Dutch and the Flemish are not considered Germans, using a different standard language, while the most closely related Low German speakers are.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/wiki/Germans   (2183 words)

 Organised persecution of ethnic Germans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The organised persecution of ethnic Germans called "World War II traitors hunt" the Soviet regime and their puppet states refers to brutal organised persecution of people that either listed as Volksdeutsche or listed by Soviets and their as "collaborators" and therefore were allegedly helping Germany in achieving its WW2 goals.
German citizens that remained on territory of became as a group persona non grata.
The children of Norwegian mothers and German were persecuted after the war see Children of the Nazi era
www.freeglossary.com /Organised_persecution_of_ethnic_Germans   (526 words)

 Pursuit of Nazi collaborators   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The alleged traitors(and the bulk of the German nation) were treated with moral contempt, because of German crimes against humanity.
The general policies were outlined by the decisions of PotsdamConference and its decision to force German expulsions outside German borders, regardless of history of the guilt orinnocence of the population.
German owners, as explicitlystated by the law, were not eligible for any compensation.
www.therfcc.org /pursuit-of-nazi-collaborators-163262.html   (728 words)

 Children of the Nazi era - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In Norway the term Lebensborn is most commonly used to describe children of Norwegian mothers and German fathers, after the name of the Nazi human breeding programme intended to breed "racially pure" members of the "Aryan race" (see the article Lebensborn for more details).
This appears to be a misnomer, as no documented Lebensborn breeding home existed in Norway, but around the country, 15 nursery centers called Lebensborn homes took care of the babies and their Norwegian unmarried mothers.
The new government and psychiatrists encouraged this type of behaviour and assured the people that they should not compare the treatment of these children to the German treatment of the Jews, since there had to be something "wrong with people that wanted to be in a family with, and of German soldiers".
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Nazi_children   (816 words)

 Ghettos   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
The Germans knew Jews were managing to escape to neighbouring villages, so they offered a reward of two pounds of sugar to any Pole who would point out a Jew they knew had sneaked out.
Some co-operated with the Germans for reasons of personal advantage or ambition; others struggled for rational answers to irrational problems and in some cases forfeited their own lives rather than become accomplices to murder.
The ghettos that were organised at that time were in most cases closed, and officially were only for those people who had been selected for work.
www.deathcamps.org /occupation/ghettos.html   (4248 words)

 Ethnic German -   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In Austria and Liechtenstein, both of which are primarily German-speaking countries, the situation is less extreme, but nevertheless, there are very few who would call Swiss, Austrians, or Lichtensteiners Volksdeutsche, if only because it sounds like pan-German nationalism and also because it may offend or belittle them.
In Denmark, the part of Schleswig that is now South Jutland County (or Nordschleswig) has about 23,000 Germans, similar to the Danes south of the border.
Unlike other major European powers of the 20th century, Germany was not very involved in colonizing Africa, and lost German East Africa and German South-West Africa after World War I. Similarly to those in Latin America, the Germans in Africa tended to isolate themselves and be more self-sufficient than other Europeans.
psychcentral.com /psypsych/Ethnic_German   (2703 words)

 ipedia.com: Pursuit of Nazi collaborators Article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-07)
In some places, where conducted by organized groups of self-styled partisans, violence resembled what is today known as ethnic cleansing.
Untrustworthy were considered German and Hungarin nationals, people who were active in destruction of Czechoslovak state and its democratic government, supported Nazi occupation by any means or were members of organizations considered fascist or collaborator.
By the same decree, property of people of German and Hungarin nationality, who could prove they were anti-nazi, should have been returned to them.
www.ipedia.com /pursuit_of_nazi_collaborators.html   (810 words)

 Revolve : Australian Classical Music : CD Warehouse - Was Wagner Jewish? By Derek Strahan
The attacks were a preparation on Wagner's part, to carve out a politically correct role for himself as a German nationalist, writing music to this agenda, as distinct from (what he described as being) the synthetic, non-nationalist kind of music favoured by Jewish composers.
I personally consider their contribution to 20th century music to have been as significant as any other development in the evolution of music and it is again ironic that many of the techniques they used for this new form of music theatre called cinema, were based on Wagnerian theory and practise.
It is quite likely that this remark reflects Wagner's disenchantment with the German public, which, by then, he had come to feel had given him insufficient support and backing in the creation of the Bayreuth Festival.
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