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Subject: Re: [BANAT-L] Banater Schwaben versus Donauschwaben
Date: Sat, 27 Aug 2005 14:53:22 EDT
Alsace does indeed have German heritage. It was part of the Holy Roman
Empire and its inhabitants spoke German. I think it came under French rule in
the 17th century and was a matter of dispute between Germany and France for
quite some time.