Slavonia History

Danube Swabians in Syrmien, Croatia, Slavonia & Bosnia by Dr. Valentin Oberkersch, translated by Henry A Fischer

Lutheranism & the Danube Swabians by Henry Fisher

Völkermord der Tito-Partisanen" 1944-1948" /"Genocide Carried out by the Tito Partisans" translated by Henry Fischer
Chapter 4: Tito's Starvation Camps - The Cauldron: Slavonia: Esseg-Josipowatz  | Valpovo | Djakovo | Pisanitza

Project Gutenberg's The Birth of Yugoslavia, Volume 1, Author: Henry Baerlein (1875-1960)

The Treaty of Trianon of 1920 whereby Hungary lost one-third of its territory and population to Romania, Czechoslovakia, and Yugoslavia

Croatia 1660-1789 In the Treaty of Karlowitz 1699 Hungary with Transylvania and Slavonia becomes part of the Habsburg Empire.

Croatia in the Habsburg Empire

The Disappearance of Yugoslav Ethnic Germans (Volksdeutsche)

VLÖ - Verband der Volksdeutschen Landsmannschaften Österreichs

Minorities: Dresden VDA forum over the Germans in Romania and Yugoslavia:  In Tito Yugoslavia the Germans were not recognized as national minority. Most of them moved between 1955 and 1979 into the Federal Republic. In Croatia there were still 3,000 Germans, which lived particularly in the area Esseg in the year 2001. Already in the Croatian condition of 1991 the German and Austrian minority was recognized. Today there are five German combinations in Croatia. The most important is the VDG (people-German community - homeland association that Danube swabia). Their newspaper is called "Deutsches Wort" "German word."  Their most important tasks see the Germans in Croatia setting up Gedenktafeln in Croatian and German language in places, in which once Germans lived, the documentation of the sakralen inheritance that Danube swabia and the creation of memorial places for the Danube-Swabian camp victims. 
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