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Ancestry.com. Germany and Austria, Military and Marine Unit Histories, 1760-1933 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Military unit histories selected from the MGFA collection. Militärgeschichtliches Forschungsamt (MGFA). Potsdam, Germany; and the Naval Academy (Marineschule Mürwick) in Flensburg, Germany.

About Germany and Austria, Military and Marine Unit Histories, 1760-1933

Generalized volumes recording history of German military branches, lists of military personnel and officers, casualty lists, and campaign or military unit histories with details of specific regiments and individual contributions are included. The genealogist may be able to locate names of ancestors active in German military campaigns or history specific to a place or time period close to that of their ancestors in this database. The location field will return search results for the city where content was published. To search for a location name, enter it in the keyword field.

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