/ Syrmia (Srem)
The Swabians in Syrmia &
Slavonia -Excerpts the book:
"Die Deutshen in Syrmien, Slavonien, Kroatien
und Bosnien" by
Dr. Valentin Oberkersch,
translated by Henry A Fischer and submitted by Joseph Esterreicher.
Lutheranism & the Danube Swabians
By Henry Fisher
Atrocities . . .
"Genocide Carried out by the Tito Partisans"
(Austrian Historian Working
Group for Kärnten and Steiermark)
The Cauldron -
Srem: When the Beasts
work will not be
allowed to live”
Austrian Commander - Krauss arrived in time to
organize the defense of Syrmia, and on 10 September, the independent 104.
Landstürm brigade marched past Jarak in western Syrmia, made a defensive line
along the Roman Canal, and stopped the advance of Serbia’s Sumadija Division. www.geocities.com/veldes1/krauss.html
Eduard Freiherr von Böhm-Ermolli,
Austrian Commander - Böhm-Ermolli was dispatched first to the Vojvodina to
comply with General Conrad's planned invasion of Serbia according to "Plan B."
The IX. Corps actually invaded Serbia from Syrmia in the First Invasion
beginning on August 11, 1914 www.geocities.com/veldes1/bohm.html
The Treaty of
Trianon of 1920
of its territory
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.