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Ethnic German

The term Ethnic German in context of WWII and Germany after 1933 applies to Volksdeutsche.

In other context it means: an ethnic German (usually simply called German) is someone who is considered by himself or others to be German. Characteristics are:

Ethnic Germans form an important minority group in several central and eastern European countries (Poland, Hungary, Romania, and the Commonwealth of Independent States) as well as in Namibia and southern Brazil.

See also: Volga German, Baltic German.

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