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I am in no way anti-Russian, but they ought to disavow and abhor their Soviet past just as Germans do their Nazi past. we do not have any historical background of his family.
Please note that - as of January 1st, 2018 - the function to have your comments posted on this site is no longer avaibale. To you and all who cherish memories of Königsberg a Happy New Year!
But you will be able to contact me via the Contact link on the Main Menu. Admin: Thank you, Karl - Wishing you and everyone else here a great and healthy 2018, and with the hope that this troubled world can find its way to bring more peace and prospertity to those who need it most.
Her family was eventually relocated to Nürnberg Germany. I don't know why or what year.can I see if I have relatives still there?
I would love to be added to your email list and receive any mailings or information you may have about Konigsberg. Admin: Without a place of origin or a even a rough date or year when he might have arrived from Prussia it will be nearly impossible to get started on trying to research that.
Thank you so much, your site gave me a lot of good information about the area and I look forward to hearing from you! Other than the destruction, I never knew all of this happened.
At 17, as her family fled the Soviet invasion, she became a telephone operator at a post office in Konigsberg.We were told they were allowed to leave their jobs when the Soviets were 25 miles from the city and she escaped via a ship . My great great grandfather immigrated from Prussia to the US.
She didn't know what happened to her grandparents at the end of the was, after the Russians invaded.Alexander Solzhenitsyn, then a young captain in the Red Army, described the entry of his regiment into East Prussia in January 1945 as follows: “For three weeks the war had been going on inside Germany, and all of us knew very well that if the girls were German they could be raped and then shot. Regarding the events at Nemmersdorf (and Metgethen) - without questioning the fact that attrocities were committed - there continues to be some controversie about the details and scale of the event, as initially reported by German Army officiers, and the fact that the Goebbles propaganda machine used the occasion to exhort the German population to defend the Fatherland against the Red hordes to their dying breath if they wanted to avoid a similar fate. She specifically mentions having to move bodies after the attack. The Society "Jews in Eastprussia" [Juden in Ostpreussen e.V.] is preparing an exhibition about "The Jews of Königsberg at the turn of the 20th Century“.I've just discovered that an ancestor was born in Konigsberg in 1929 and I'm having trouble locating her actual birth/baptism records.She and her parents fled the city to the UK during the 1930's.My father was in Königsberg between July 6, 1943 and the end of April 1945. He worked Reifendienst Todtenhöfer Königsberg Steindamm 13-14. It is wholy right and proper that there is a memorial to the victims of the appalling massacre at Palmnicken. But where are the memorials to the equally appalling massacres of civilans at Nemmersdorf and Metgethen?