Silesia (Schlesien) Minorities

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Schwenkfelders[edit | edit source]

An interesting minority religion which was in Schlesien was known as the Schwenkfelders.  This topic can be found at this link .

Displaced Persons Research[edit | edit source]

Towards the end of World War II, the Germans had to flee from the advancing Russian troops. Many families were split up along the way. These displaced persons eventually found new homes all over West Germany. Some eventually emigrated to the United States, Canada, and other countries. Many areas of German were given to Poland, and the German citizens were expelled. Several organizations have worked to gather data on displaced Germans in order to reunite families and provide aid.