Starting in January 1945, large numbers of Transylvanian Saxons were deported to the Soviet Union to do forced labor. The exhibition showcases personal objects, photographs and documents that shed light on this central chapter of the recent history of Transylvanian Saxons.
To commemorate 75 years since the first transports of Transylvanian Saxons as forced laborers left for the Soviet Union, this exhibition, entitled "Skoro damoi!" ("Soon We're Going Home"), will shed new light on a key chapter of postwar 
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Transylvania is a historical landscape in modern Romania. It is situated in the center of the country and is populated by about 6.8 million people. The major city of Transylvania is Cluj-Napoca. German-speaking minorities used to live in Transylvania.

 history. Objects, photographs, personal documents, and reports by the deportees will bring this eventful period to life. The exhibition is a collaboration with the "Haus der Geschichte Dinkelsbühl" (House of History in Dinkelsbühl) and the Verband der Siebenbürger Sachsen in Deutschland (Association of Transylvanian Saxons in Germany).