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 http://wiki-de.genealogy.net/Galizien
A history of Galicia on the "Eastern Borderlands of the Second Polish Republic https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kresy
Philip Semanchuk has an interesting discussion of the Germans of Galicia aptly named The Galizien Deutsche at this link.
Wikipedia has a short history at Galicia (Eastern_Europe)
Betty Wray, GGD's founder, wrote a letter to members in 2000 on how to do research. The first 4 pages gives us a history of Galicia.