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Old 03-15-2005, 03:08 PM   #11
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My mother inlaw grew up in Nazi Germany. She was a professional dancer and entertained Hitler. Her brother fought against us during World War 2. She often says this...."Why does America spend so much energy and money on the weak?" Her house was bombed during the war. She is a very interesting person to talk to.
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Old 03-15-2005, 03:11 PM   #12
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Wo ist Nazi germany? Do you mean in East Germany?
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Old 03-15-2005, 03:13 PM   #13
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Yes .....East Germany.
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Old 03-15-2005, 03:16 PM   #14
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Yikes, Bang! I'm not sure how to comment on that, so I won't. My grandma on my Mom's side was from Germany. I even have a picture of the Family Crest that has the ugliest d*mn bird you've ever seen. I have an old German cookbook of hers that I've been hunting high and low for but just can't seem to find.
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Old 03-15-2005, 03:18 PM   #15
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My wife is an arab german mix. What fun:!:
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Old 03-16-2005, 12:44 AM   #16
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My ancestors are probably about 75% German. The most recent immigrants were teachers from Leipzig. They moved to America around 1890. They became farmers.

I have been in Germany several times. I like it lots. My brother majored in German and lived in Germany for 6 months while studying. He still returns each year to visit friends he made there.

I think Nazi Germany is refering to a period in time, not a geographical location.

My in-laws here lived under German occupation. they prefer not to talk about it.

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Old 03-16-2005, 04:27 AM   #17
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My father served in the British Army on the Rhine for a while when I was a child. My mother's brother had been a PoW in Germany for 2 years. She hated living in Germany, and found it very stressful - but as a child, I liked it!

I've visited Germany quite a few times on business trips. I have worked with a number of Germans here in the UK. I like them! We cannot change the past. But at least we seem to learn from it (well, some of the time, anyway!)
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Old 03-18-2005, 02:50 PM   #18
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I missed Germany (back then, West Germany) so much when I came back to the 'states. In Germany at age 11, 12, 13, I was able to hop on a bus and go anywhere with my best friend. We'd go to restaurants, go shopping at Herties and Hortens (may not be right spelling), go ..... go,go,go. Then the two bases I moved to after that were remote and if you didn't have a car, you could go nowhere. I swear, I was well into my 30s before I could do, go, and see as much as I could in Germany. To this day, puh-leeze give me a community with good public transportation and lots of cosmopolitan, ethnic restaurants. I still periodically try to get my husband to MOVE to Europe!
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My wife makes what she calls German Chicken and Dumpling Soup. The dumplings are very heavy. Our family fights over them. This is by far my favorite soup.
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Old 03-18-2005, 09:50 PM   #20
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i have lots of German in me.
i love German culture. and i love the language. i took a course on it.
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