Silesia (Schlesien) History

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Schlesien History[edit | edit source]

Here is a link to Silesia history. The text is in German. Hilite the URL, go to Google translation tools, enter the link in "translating a website", choose German to English and read all about very informative details about the history of Silesia.

Breslau History[edit | edit source]

For wonderful historical emails that you can receive in your own mail box regarding the History of Breslau prior to WWII, contact Egon Hoecker at These historical pdf files come 2-3 times monthly and share photos, and articles concerning Breslau.

University of Wroclaw (formerly Breslau[edit | edit source]

The University of Wroclaw (formerly Breslau) is a wonderful source for information regarding the history of Silesia.  The contact information is shown below:

Uniwersytet Wroclawsky Archiwum
ul. Szewska 50/51
50-139 Wroclaw
Tel.: 0048 - 71 - 375 22 28
Fax: 0048 - 71 - 343 25 45

Their hours of operation are Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday from 9:00 am till 2:00 pm. Closed on Wednesdays and Saturdays.  Contact person is Krzysztof Koren who speaks German.