Hugo Broch letter translation help

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Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by FreemanOrrin1942 » 15 Sep 2019 03:08

Hello guys, I need help with a translation of a letter that I got this year from Ritterkreuz recipient Hugo Broch. Thanks for your help.
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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by history1 » 15 Sep 2019 08:05

Hi,

I can´t see any photos in your link. Please upload the files directly in the forum.

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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by FreemanOrrin1942 » 16 Sep 2019 03:13

Hugo Broch letter 3.jpg
Hugo Broch letter 2 .jpg
Hugo Broch letter 1 .jpg

Hugo Broch Letter 4.jpg
The first three photos is from a letter I got from Hugo in July. The last photo is a from a letter I got from Hugo a few days ago. Thanks again for your guys help.

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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by history1 » 16 Sep 2019 15:47

HB letter 4:
" Leverkusen, den 06.09.2019

Sehr geehrter Herr Tolleson,
ich bedanke mich für die Grüße.
Ich habe grundsätzlich kein
Buch geschrieben. - Ich war in der
"Flieger - Hitlerjugend".
Viele Grüße vom Rhein,
Hugo Broch"

transl.
" Leverkusen, Sept. 6th, 2019

Dear Mr. Tolleson,

thank you for the regards.
Generally I didn´t write a book.
I´ve been in the "Flieger - HJ" [ = aviators HJ].
Greetings from the [river] Rhine,
Hugo Broch"

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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by FreemanOrrin1942 » 16 Sep 2019 16:25

Thanks for your help history1. I really appreciate it. Is the other photos letter too far away to read let me know so I can upload a closer photo.

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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by nichte » 17 Sep 2019 04:15

What I read.
Hiltraut
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Leverkusen, den …
Sehr geehrter Herr Calloway Tolleson.
Ich habe ihre beiden Briefe
dankend erhalten.
Betreff ihrer Fragen.
Anbei sende ich Ihnen meinen
Werdegang bei der Luftwaffe.
In meinem Geschwader flogen wir
die ..... 109 und die Focke-Wulf 190.
Ich wurde nie abgeschossen -
bin einmal wegen …….
ausgestiegen.
Die Einheit lag im Baltikum
und sind am 08.05.1945 nach Flensburg
in die Internierung geflogen. Die
Engländer betreuten uns.
Mit freundlichem Gruß vom Rhein
Hugo Broch.

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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by FreemanOrrin1942 » 17 Sep 2019 14:42

Thanks for your help, very much appreciated Nichte.
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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by history1 » 17 Sep 2019 20:55

"In meinem Geschwader flogen wir
die Me [-esserschmitt] 109 und die Focke-Wulf 190.
Ich wurde nie abgeschossen -
bin einmal wegen Trimmungsvorlauf
ausgestiegen."

Trimmung = trim
https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Trimmung
Seems his airplane had a technical failure once and he had to jump out.
(Sorry, I was busy after my forst post and had to leave).

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Re: Hugo Broch letter translation help

Post by FreemanOrrin1942 » 18 Sep 2019 14:45

Thanks so much History1 for your help, really appreciate it.

Thanks, FreemanOrrin1942
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