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Subject:  Re: OT: Reparations Date:  6/5/2001  2:49 PM
Author:  LLNunn Number:  40997 of 757339



Its true...my family has all been Dutch since the war<g>.


My family did this also, but during WWI...

My Mother and Aunts and Uncles thought we were Greek. That's what I was told growing up...


You are in good company... the British royal family changed their last name around the time of WWI also...

from http://www.royal.gov.uk/history/windsor.htm :

In 1917 anti-German feeling led him to adopt the family name of Windsor (after the Castle of the same name).

It had been Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. Before the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha line (now Windsors) was the Hanoverian line, also of German extraction.
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