dlibra in Poznan is in the process of electronically disseminating German Casualty lists from WW1. As of this writing, the library has published dozens of documents from the years of 1914, 1915 and 1918. You may find the complete lists (as they are updated) on the Wielkopolska Biblioteka Cyfrowa site. Note: These lists are neither(…)
The songs on this page are from the early 20th Century Germany (pre-World War 2) and have intriguing titles! Mein Papagei frisst keine harten Eier (My parrot does not eat hard boiled eggs) Ich fahr mit meiner Klara in die Sahara (I drive with my Clara through the Sahara) Tante Paula liegt im Bett und(…)
Popular German Music – Deutsche Musik. We are building this sampler collection and hope to add more music as we find it. It is our plan to add tunes from the 1920′s, 30′s, and 40′s. Over the longer term, we hope to build a similar collection for US tunes as well. Related: Alte Kriegslieder Deutsche(…)
Songs from the 2 World Wars. Kriegslieder aus die zwei Weltkriegen. Related Deutsche Musik (Sampler) Deutsche Musik mit Humor Zur erinnerung an unseren gefallenen 1914-1918 Einsam im Walde Ich hatt’ einen Kamaraden Es war ein Edelweiss Erika
This set of films documents the Battle of Verdun in which Richard Senger fought, was wounded and earned an Iron Cross 2nd Class. He served in the Prussian (German) Artillery. This is the same area where Adolf Senger was killed and is buried. World War I: Battle Of Verdun 1/4 World War I: Battle Of(…)
For some reason Christmas, this year, reminds me of WW1. I know it shouldn’t. I have no idea why I am reminded of WW1- perhaps it is because I have been doing a lot of genealogy and I spend a lot of time thinking about the past. And, the past always reminds me of my(…)
What a cruel thing is war…to fill our hearts with hatred instead of love for our neighbors, and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world. Robert E. Lee Wars are destructive. The glory of war is an illusion. Wars accomplish little more than to cause death, heartache, pain, and loss. If you have(…)
Plattsburgh Sentinel -1918 [singlepic id=2943 w=320 h=240 float=center] Mr & Mrs. Napoleon Deao received a telegram a few days ago stating that John Deao had been severly wounded in action in France July 15th. John was cited for bravery in action on April 21.
It pleases me beyond words to say that I have successfully identified the grave of my Great Uncle and made certain that his grave stone in the battlefields of WW1 France is now updated and complete. Were it not for the wonderful help of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge this would never have been possible. However,(…)
Lest we forget the insanity of war… these images are dedicated to all whose lives were unalterably changed by WW1 and its aftermath.
36th Division (German Empire) This is the major unit during WW1 to which we believe Richard Senger belonged and for which he fought on two fronts.