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by l3w
Sat Jan 30, 2010 11:56 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: Feldpost letter 5
Replies: 9
Views: 1421

Re: Feldpost letter 5

Great job Hiltraut!

"Seine Frau hatte ihm grad heute von dem Fliegerangriff geschrieben"

Could the first be "Der Kamerad hat eine Drogerie bei Saarbrücken"?
by l3w
Sat Jan 30, 2010 9:52 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: Feldpost letter 5
Replies: 9
Views: 1421

Re: Feldpost letter 5

page 1: Mein Liebes! Endlich, endlich kam ... der so sehnlichst erwartete Brief ... es waren ja 2 und zwar vom 28. und 29. Aber ... fehlt sicher einer, in dem du mir Eure Reise ankündigst? Nun ja, ist jetzt auch gleich, auf jeden Fall weiss ich jetzt, dass es bei Euch gut geht. Und jetzt gleich zu d...
by l3w
Sat Jan 30, 2010 8:44 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: Feldpost letter 5
Replies: 9
Views: 1421

Re: Feldpost letter 5

page 6: Es wird dunkel und bei der Beleuchtung ist nicht zu schreiben. Betrübt und allein mit meinen schweren Gedanken lege ich mich nun ins Bett. Möge mich ein gnädiger Schlaf in seine Arme nehmen. Gute Nacht ... und Kinder Dein Otto It's getting dark and it's impossible to write in this lighting (...
by l3w
Fri Jan 29, 2010 8:47 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: Death Notice Query
Replies: 9
Views: 896

Re: Death Notice Query

A.J.Lö wrote:zur Zug im Feld
with unit in field
Actually, it is zur Zeit im Feld = at the moment in field.
by l3w
Fri Dec 11, 2009 6:37 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: 1939 Postcard Translation
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: 1939 Postcard Translation

I think that's Döberitz, not Doehmitz.
by l3w
Sun Nov 22, 2009 4:13 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: terms......
Replies: 9
Views: 1566

Re: terms......

Sebastian, you might find these two helpful:
German military dictionary: http://downloads.sturmpanzer.net/mlw/TM ... ionary.pdf
German military abbreviations: http://downloads.sturmpanzer.net/mlw/Ge ... ations.pdf
by l3w
Sat Nov 21, 2009 2:39 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

Re: Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision

Thanks guys for all the information and clarifications!
by l3w
Sat Nov 21, 2009 2:29 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: terms......
Replies: 9
Views: 1566

Re: terms......

Chef H.Rüst u. BdE (Chef Heeresrüstung und Befehlshaber des Ersatzheeres) = chief of army equipment/armament and commander of replacement army
by l3w
Mon Nov 02, 2009 3:10 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

Re: Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision

Thanks Tom! That explanation is sufficient for the moment :wink:
by l3w
Sun Nov 01, 2009 10:18 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

Re: Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision

John, thank you very much for the detailed response! That indeed clears things up.
I guess this was the same for both Heer and W-SS (apart from different strenght)?

I have another question concerning assault guns: Is there any difference between StuG and Panzerjäger?
by l3w
Sat Oct 24, 2009 12:39 pm
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision
Replies: 9
Views: 1931

Panzer-/Panzergrenadierdivision

I hope the question isn't too daft to be posted here: What is the exact difference between a Panzer - and a Panzergrenadierdivision ? For example, what did really change when the Verfügunsdivision/R/DR was re-organised from mot. Div. to Pz.Gren. and then Pz.Div? (And when is a unit considered ' moto...
by l3w
Fri Oct 23, 2009 7:24 am
Forum: General WWII German Military Discussion
Topic: Find someone in archive or where?
Replies: 7
Views: 1339

Re: Find someone in archive or where?

Searching the Bundesarchiv:
http://www.bundesarchiv.de/bestaende_fi ... meset.html (you can use the ARGUS search engine on there to enter search terms)
by l3w
Thu Oct 22, 2009 8:26 am
Forum: Translation Requests
Topic: soldbuch waffen
Replies: 5
Views: 942

Re: soldbuch waffen

SS-Rgt. "Deutschland"
SS-Pz.Gren.Div. "Das Reich"
schwere? [...] Div. Stab

Nachr[ichten] E[rsatz] Abt[eilung]