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by Bill Murray
Sat Jun 12, 2004 2:56 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Any pictures on Battle of Kursk
Replies: 6
Views: 2575

I offer my thanks as well. The first and third sites were previously unknown to me and did indeed provide a wealth of photos I had never seen before. My only regret was there were only a couple of pics of soft skinned vehicles which is my area of interest. Still, cannot complain, great sites.
Bill
by Bill Murray
Wed Jun 02, 2004 2:59 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Identification needed
Replies: 17
Views: 4958

Thanks Anton: I now agree to not try to translate any more German. However, I do believe my premise that it might have been "Your" General would have properly been translated in Swedish to "Din", eller hur? As to the dating of the photo, it is sad that in this case the focus is on the General and no...
by Bill Murray
Tue Jun 01, 2004 2:44 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Identification needed
Replies: 17
Views: 4958

Gentlemen all: I apologize for my attempting to show some knowledge of German :D Actually I am still pretty good in my Swedish from having lived there for two years 1974-1976 and "Du" is a good word,"you" in Swedish but even there it would have been "Din General" in that language. I was guessing tha...
by Bill Murray
Mon May 31, 2004 2:05 pm
Forum: Photographs
Topic: Identification needed
Replies: 17
Views: 4958

Ah, the small jewels of information we get on these forums. In English it would be one of two translations I think. I thought "Du" meant in this case "your" as it doesn't look like the word "Der" which would mean "the. So, it could be either Your General in bivouac or The General in bivouac. I am no...
by Bill Murray
Mon Mar 29, 2004 3:27 pm
Forum: The Allies in WWII
Topic: The Undeclared War
Replies: 42
Views: 6580

Major Lynn, David: A small footnote to this discussion. My father, Major General Raymond L. Murray USMC (Ret) was a Captain serving with the 6th Marines when he was posted to Iceland serving there from roughly July 1941 to April 1942. He had previously been posted to China 1937-1940 in Shanghai and ...