Kozy (translation: goat in Polish) is one of the intermediate villages where Germans stayed as they migrated to Volhynia. Although I have no family in Kozy, it was a very pleasant village with good land and water resources.

Here are some pictures of the modern village:



 Here is a map showing Kozy in the context of the several other early German settlements in Russian Poland:


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September 17, 2007