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soc.genealogy.german Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ), Part 1/4
Section - 4. What introductory or general books should I read?

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     Here is a list of some useful books.  Most of these works have
     bibliographies that will lead you to other useful references.

     Family History Library research outline, _Germany_,
         inexpensive and excellent 52-page guide, also on the LDS site
     Brandt et al., _Germanic Genealogy: A Guide to Worldwide Sources
         and Migration Patterns_, 2nd ed., an excellent 517-page guide
     Riemer, _The German Research Companion_, also excellent
     Baxter, _In Search of Your German Roots_,
         generally available, 3rd edition
     Ribbe and Henning, _Taschenbuch f"ur Familiengeschichtsforschung_,
         12th edition 2001, a standard German reference work
     Burghardt, _Familienforschung_
     Friedrichs, _How to Find My German Ancestors and Relatives_
     Jensen, _A Genealogical Handbook of German Research_, vols. I-II,
         also available on the LDS website
     Palen, _Genealogical Research Guide to Germany_
     _Glenzdorfs Internationales Genealogen Lexikon_, vols. I-III
     Schweitzer, _German Genealogical Research_
     Thode, _Address Book for German Genealogy_
     Thode, _German-English Genealogical Dictionary_
     Dearden & Dearden, _The German Researcher: How to Get the Most
         out of an LDS Family History Center_
     Bentz, _If I Can You Can Decipher Germanic Records_,
         guide to reading handwriting and script
     Smith, _German Church Books: Beyond the Basics_
     Barth, _Auf den Spuren des europ"aischen Amerika-Auswanderers_
     Arbeitsgemeinschaft Ostdeutscher Familienforscher, _Wegweiser_,
         4. Aufl., for East Germany and former German lands in Eastern
         Europe.  Also in English translation.

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Oct 14, 2014 @ 4:16 pm
I want to find out about this German solder. I have seen a WWII German dagger with this on it. Meister Schutze 1937 (next Line) des Kreisverbandes Halberstadt (next line) D.R.Kr.B. (next line) (Kyffh.B). Can you tell me anything about this solder. Thank You

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