Fateful Danube Journey: A True Account of an Emigration to Russia 1816 - 1817

Edited by Friedrich Fiechtner, translation from German to English by Theodore C. Wenzlaff

North Dakota Historical Society of Germans from Russia, Bismarck, North Dakota, 1973, 81 pages, softcover.


The Germans from Russia Heritage Collection is pleased to provide this important publication, Fateful Danube Journey. The first printing was published in the German language in 1818 and was later edited by Friedrich Fiechtner, Landsmannschaft der Bessarabiendeutschen, Stuttgart, Germany.

This story is a true account of the emigration to Russia from 1816 to 1817 describing in detail the journey from Ulm, Württemberg, Germany down the Danube River to South Russia. The author of the diary describes the journey at length portraying the life and conditions in the German colonies which had been funded in 1804.


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