Book Resources

Children of the Danube
By Henry Fischer, a Hrastovacer

Henry is quite a story teller and we are honored to have him in our midst. You can find more information on his book, as well as his other writings at:

Emigrants and Exiles

The isolation the Children of the Danube experienced from the upheavals of history in the rest of Europe would no longer hold true in the second half of the 19th Century and beyond. At the outset, Emperor Francis Joseph’s attempts to preserve the ...

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Henry A. Fischer's Heimat-books are available for research also at the The University of Waterloo, Ontario. Please see:

 Hrastovac - Eichendorf Families

ISBN: 1-4107-1663-5
by Rosina T. Schmidt

The book in print is sold out.
an updated CD covering the years 1865 - 1944 is available through the Webmaster.
The Alphabelical list of Families can also be explored right at this website:

Partisan and Communist Repression and Crimes in Croatia 1944 - 1946
 Slavonia, Syrmia and Baranya

by Dr. sc. Vladimir Geiger -  English translation -
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Logor Krndija
1945 – 1946
By Vladimir Geiger
ISBN 978-953-6324-67-5
And 978-953-6659-40-1
Radni Logor Valpovo
1945 - 1946
by Vladimir Geiger
ISBN 953-96090-3-8
Das Schicksal der Jugoslawien Deutschen in der Kroatischen und Serbischen Literatur
by Vladimir Geiger
ISBN 978-953-99941-1-4-1 Published by Zajednica Nijemaca u Hrvatskoj / Gemeinschaft der deutschen in Kroatien, - Zagreb, Croatia, 2009

View from a Barred Window
by Katharina Fares
ISBN 978-0-9945680-0-7

The book describes author's experiences and memories, about the dispossession and expulsion of the German-speaking people of Shwabian—Turkey in Hungary.
Although the fate of the ethnic German people, from the Shwabian—Turkey was not as horrific as the fate of the Danube Swabians of Yugoslavia, it was nevertheless inflicted against all human rights.