Luftwaffe zum Anfassen

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Luftwaffe zum Anfassen

Post by Falou » Sat Nov 22, 2003 8:24 am

Hello the community!

Could someone tell me the translation of "Luftwaffe zum Anfassen"???

Thanks a lot!
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Post by derGespenst » Sat Nov 22, 2003 9:56 am

The translation, "Luftwaffe to touch" makes no sense. Perhaps in context?

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Post by Sonja » Sun Nov 23, 2003 1:24 pm

Airforce to approach

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Post by k-pp » Sun Nov 23, 2003 1:39 pm

To grasp (understand) the Luftwaffe ?


Just guessing though...

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Post by Sonja » Sun Nov 23, 2003 2:11 pm

No, the meaning is:
The Luftwaffe allows a close look, you can see everything or ask all questions. You can go there and get all informations you want without any hindrance.

In german you use this term to show that e.g. a prominent person speaks with his or her fans, is not conceited. A Company for example is "zum anfassen" when they do a good job in official work, makes guided tours through his rooms and so on.....

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Post by k-pp » Sun Nov 23, 2003 2:36 pm

You mean transparent? A transparent Luftwaffe?

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Post by Sonja » Sun Nov 23, 2003 2:38 pm

that's it.... thank you..... :D, but also in some way friendly, with an open attitude....

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Post by k-pp » Sun Nov 23, 2003 2:42 pm

friendly, with an open attitude
Sounds like a paradox! :wink:

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Post by Sonja » Sun Nov 23, 2003 2:47 pm

*lol* it deffinitly is in connection with the 3. Reich.

But they also did some PR to get young unknown men for their "proud and honourable organisation"

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Post by derGespenst » Sun Nov 23, 2003 5:29 pm

OK, now we know what it means -- but what does it mean? Falou, where did you see this, what is the context? Was this an Open House to Goering's club? Talk to us.

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Post by Falou » Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:06 am

I read on a french board that a guy was searching about some "devise" (I don't know the correct word in english) of the german unit. And someone has wrotte these sentance.....

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Post by Sonja » Mon Nov 24, 2003 10:24 am

I suppose, it really goes to the side, that they wanted new "victims" and so they told everyone it would be a fair and open organisation. To me after all I read about it, it is only another lie to get youngsters interessted.....

We are nice, we are open to all attitudes, we are kind and the only thing we care for is the "Vaterland"... I'm so sick of this phrases. Whenever I search for some history of mine I find this phrases...

Sorry, I just was sort of emotional... I WANT INFORMATIONS AND NO propagand...

I received a letter today from "an old friend of your grandfather!" saying:
he only did his job, he had no ther joice and so on and on and on...

I do not know how I would have reacted, but I'm sick of this answers....

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Post by nczempin » Tue Nov 25, 2003 8:41 am

Hands-on Luftwaffe
Luftwaffe field day
Luftwaffe open-house

It depends on the context, give us more

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