Landing on   the Moon,

40th anniversary

Fall of the Berlin Wall,

20 years ago


Picture of the Berlin Wall

Lincoln was born 200 years ago

He was the proprietor of a German Language Newspaper

President Abraham Lincoln

Last but not least,

Barbie immigrated as Lili in 1959

Day At The Races Silkstone Barbie Doll from the Fashion Model Collection

Link to



The web site GermanA has been developed by Maria and Walter Brand. Maria has gathered an extensive history of the activities of German American Pioneers in the region now known as Silicon Valley (the City of San Jose, CA and the surrounding Santa Clara Valley).

My husband of 45 years passed away

Oct. 21, 2005. He suffered a cardiac arrest.

The German Information Center of New York and the Goethe Institute produced 4 films about the Immigration of Germans to America.,

Very good.Click: Germans in American Film Series

Thought for the Month.

When I do good, I feel good.

When I do bad, I feel bad.

And that is my relegion.

Abraham Lincoln

Newsletter for March 2009

On Sunday, January 13, “The San Jose Mercury News” published 4 articles with a German American connection. I copied and pasted them for your information. MB.


Moon Landing, 40th Anniversary, Mercury News

Remembering Wernher von Braun and his Team

Arthur Rudolph, Rocket Scientist

Arthur Rudolph, Exiled

Letter on Behalf of Arthur Rudolph,by

Maj. Gen. John Bruce Medaris USA- Ret.

Operation: Paperclip,

The Fall of the Berlin Wall.Mercury News, Jan. 13.209

German Reunification, 20th Anniversary

President Lincoln was born 200 years ago, Mercury News

President Lincoln and Germans in the Civil War

Bycentennial Minutes, Civil War

Turners, an athletic organisation nation wide and slavery


Barbie, 50th Anniversary

Barbie was known as Lili before emigrating to America

Bombing of Dresden remembered.


Friedrich Silcher und seine Volkslieder

Der Totentanz,commen Motif in Middle Ages

Maerz, Erich Kaestner

Castle Garden, Port of entry for many immigrants

Zwei bekannte Abendlieder,

I am a German American, Kurt Vonnegut

Helmut Jahn, Architect,

Erich Kunzel, Conductor in Cincinnati

Arnold Schwazenheger, Ca. Govenor

The Immigrants of 1848 and their Legacy

My friend Ethel and the Lusitania, W. War. I

Culinary Arts, Bakery, Midieval times

Anstossen, Why do we clink our Glasses?

What is low about Low German? Platt deutsch

Side by Side, Grossmutters Brille,Grandma's Glasses

Die Wildsau, The wild sow



And last: Germany most liked Country,