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Former German Territories in Poland

German Province: East Prussia / Ost Prussia / Ostpreußen

rominten Groß-Rominten

Here are a number of old photographic postcards of the former German town of Rominten in East Prussia (Ostpreussen), Germany. The Rominten estate was acquired by Hermann Göring in 1936 and was used extensively by him until the arrival of Soviet troops in late 1944. After which the area became part of the Kaliningrad enclave of Russia and Rominten was renamed Krasnolesye.

Rominten ansichtskarten

We hope that by making these and other old postcards available online that they will be of interest to anyone interested in the history of Rominten / Rominty Wielkie; researching the East Prussia area; or looking into Prussian, Jewish, German, Polish or Russian ancestry.

Rominten hunting lodge

Rominten ostpreussen

Rominten jadghaus

See also our page of historic images of the nearby town of Hohenstein (Olsztynek).

Rominten jagdschloss

We have a large and ever-changing archive of old postcards and photographs of all former German locations in present-day Poland and Russia. These pictures are available for sale at reasonable prices to anyone, anywhere in the world. We can also offer these images as high-definition digital scans and/or reprints of photographs in our collection should that be of interest. The originals of these photographs and postcards date from 1898 through to 1945. If you are looking for images for your collection or publication just complete the form here and we will let you know what images we already have of Rominten and also keep you notified if any more become available. Related Link: Buy maps of Rominten and area around it.

Rominten Prussia


Useful Links: German and Polish Genealogy Research  Polish Translation


Polish Name: Rominty Wielkie

Russian name: Krasnolesye (Red Woods)






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