German Research Websites

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Category: Germany

Gazetteers - general

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Jewish

Language helps and guides

Maps

Military Records

  • Deutsche Dienststelle (WASt) - has information about WWI and WWII soldiers who were killed or missing in action
  • Glossary of German military terms.


Names - personal

  • Geogen - maps surnames by frequency, using the German online telphone directory

Newspapers

Although a digital archive of US newspapers, these can also be useful in searching for German ancestors.

Occupations

Regional Research Websites

Research Guides

Social History

Societies and other Resources

Town Lineage Books