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Loss, Perseverance, and Triumph: The Story of Gerd and the von Halle Family
The following narrative details the life of Gerd von Halle. Gerd was a German Jew who moved to Amsterdam to escape Nazi persecution in 1933. The von Halle family was a prominent German Jewish family with origins dating back ...
Coequal Heirs: The Civil War, Memory, and German-American Identity, 1861-1914
Upon the outbreak of the American Civil War, German-Americans took up arms in defense of their adopted country. The German-American community in 1861 was incredibly diverse, and notions of shared German identity were secondary ...