Decipher German Writings

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by Hohlladung » 30 Aug 2020 13:07

Hi Alif,
#30:

26.August 1941!

Vati u. Herr Hübner beim Treffen in Rußland!

(Paps and Mr. Hübner during their meeting in Russia!)

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Art the bottom again the date and probably a hint about the location. Sl. Kr.
"Ihr verfluchten Racker, wollt ihr denn ewig leben?" Friedrich, II. in der Schlacht von Kolin am 18.Juni 1757 zu seinen zurückgehenden Grenadieren.

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 30 Aug 2020 14:08

Thank you Armin

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by Hohlladung » 30 Aug 2020 22:21

Hi Alif,
#29 First Page:

Bln.-Schlachtensee, 9.Juni 1937!

Lieber Herr von Beesten!
Die beiden Umstehenden senden Ihnen zu Ihrem morgigen Geburtstag die herzlichsten Glück-und Segenswünsche.
Am 26. d. M. kommen wir mal zu Ihnen heran. Wir freuen uns auf das Wiedersehen! Ihrer verehrten Gattin einen Handkuß, Ihnen beiden viele treue Grüße von meiner Frau und mir.
Ihr getreuer v. Roques
"Ihr verfluchten Racker, wollt ihr denn ewig leben?" Friedrich, II. in der Schlacht von Kolin am 18.Juni 1757 zu seinen zurückgehenden Grenadieren.

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 31 Aug 2020 05:59

Thank you again Armin

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by Hohlladung » 01 Sep 2020 21:35

Hi Alif,
#29/second page:

........wald 29.12.
Liebe Herr u. Frau von Beesten.
Das umstehende .....liche ...... .... wünscht Ihnen u. Ihrem Bernfried alles, alles Gute zum neuen Jahr, vor allem den Frieden mit der siegreichen Heimkehr unserer Krieger.
Ihr
..... Hartmut v. Roques

Heil und Sieg für 1941!
Ihr getreuer Karl v. Roques

The first postcard is a birthday congratulation.
The second one best wishes for New Years Eve, with hope for peace and victorious return of the warriors in 1941.But only the last two lines were written by Karl v.Roques, the first part by Hartmut v. Roques.
Sorry, some blanks, but this hand writing is hard to read.

The mentioned Bernfried von Beesten is most likely this fighter pilot:

https://www.tracesofwar.com/persons/218 ... nfried.htm

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"Ihr verfluchten Racker, wollt ihr denn ewig leben?" Friedrich, II. in der Schlacht von Kolin am 18.Juni 1757 zu seinen zurückgehenden Grenadieren.

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by nichte » 01 Sep 2020 21:56

Adding what I think I read.
Instead of Hartmut v. Roques, I read Marie Gertrud v. Roques.
Not sure of my reading, though.
Hiltraut

Grunewald, 29.....
umstehende glückliche Urlaubspaar wünscht....
Ihre Marie Gertrud v. Roques.

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by Hohlladung » 02 Sep 2020 07:26

Hiltraut,
That's it. It is his second wife, makes sense.
Thanks for the additions.

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"Ihr verfluchten Racker, wollt ihr denn ewig leben?" Friedrich, II. in der Schlacht von Kolin am 18.Juni 1757 zu seinen zurückgehenden Grenadieren.

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by Hohlladung » 04 Sep 2020 18:27

Hi Alif,
#39:
Generalmajor G.Sachs
with the Staff of III. Luftwaffen Feldkorps
at the Wolchow 1943.

( Notice the "Wolchow Stick" he is leaning on)

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/G%C3%BCnther_Sachs

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"Ihr verfluchten Racker, wollt ihr denn ewig leben?" Friedrich, II. in der Schlacht von Kolin am 18.Juni 1757 zu seinen zurückgehenden Grenadieren.

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by Hohlladung » 04 Sep 2020 20:40

#40:
Zwischen
Nimes + Ales
Gen. Ramcke am
2. Juni Sonntag abends
18.00 Uhr bei mir in
Moissac.

( Between Nimes + Ales
Gen. Ramcke on June 2nd Sunday evening at 6 p.m. with me)
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Armin
"Ihr verfluchten Racker, wollt ihr denn ewig leben?" Friedrich, II. in der Schlacht von Kolin am 18.Juni 1757 zu seinen zurückgehenden Grenadieren.

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by history1 » 05 Sep 2020 10:05

Hohlladung wrote:
04 Sep 2020 20:40
#40:
Zwischen
Nimes + Ales
Gen. Ramcke am
2. Juni Sonntag abends
18.00 Uhr bei mir in
Moissac.

( Between Nimes + Ales
Gen. Ramcke on June 2nd Sunday evening at 6 p.m. with me)
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Armin
"Between Nimes + Ales
Gen. Ramcke on June 2nd Sunday evening at 6 p.m. with me
in Moissac."

I wonder how the writer meant it as Moissac is quite far away from the other locations:
https://goo.gl/maps/qyviVNsgveoAnubj7

Transcribtion of #39
"Generalmajor G. Sachs
mit Stab des III. Luftwaffen-Feldkorps
am Wolchow.
1943"

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by AlifRafikKhan » 05 Sep 2020 13:04

Thank you guys. How about #38 ? I can only read "QAOOO" and "CNLU"

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Re: Decipher German Writings

Post by Hohlladung » 06 Sep 2020 09:44

Hi Alif,
#38:

I read Chalee and upside down Q1000, which has no meaning for me.

IMO Chalee is the name of the General:

Walter Chales de Beaulieu

https://de.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Walter_ ... e_Beaulieu
Comparing other pictures of him, I am pretty sure it's him.

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"Ihr verfluchten Racker, wollt ihr denn ewig leben?" Friedrich, II. in der Schlacht von Kolin am 18.Juni 1757 zu seinen zurückgehenden Grenadieren.

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