Galizien German Descendants
- GGD -

Sharing Our Heritage


Histories of Galicia and our Ancestors

An Oversimplified History of Galicia
by GGD member Steve Stroud

Steve gives a overview of the history of Galicia showing some of the events that were part of our ancestors lives.



The German Migration to the East
by GGD member Jerry Frank

In the 18th century many Germans migrated from their homelands to the East. Jerry explores the reasons and the conditions that motivated these migrations.



Other links to the History of Galicia

Galicia/Galizien; a History on Galizien Online pages (

A history of Galicia on the "Eastern Borderlands of the 2nd Polish Republic" pages can be found at this link. copyright 2000 - 2005 by Paul Havers

Philip Semanchuk has an interesting discussion of the Germans of Galicia aptly named The Galizien Deutsche at this link.


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