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    Need some help to decipher and translate the German handwriting on the back of these images. Thanks in advance

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    Here they are. Sorry about the blanks:


    # 1:

    "Schwester Käthe Widling, Leiterin des
    Soldatenheims.

    Kurti (?) Grandgens,

    [...] Hackenbroich (?) (Trier)
    Ob.Maat
    "

    = "Sister/nurse Käthe Widling, head of the soldier's home.
    Kurti (?) Grandgens, [...] Hackenbroich (?) (Trier) Ob.Maat"
    ["Ob.Maat" = "Obermaat"]


    # 2:

    "Korvettenkapitän
    Luchting,
    Standortoffizier!
    Der
    Erbauer Dipl. Ing.
    Dr. h.c.
    Westenacher
    "

    = "Korvettenkapitän Luchting, garrison commander!
    The constructor Dipl. Ing. Dr. h.c. Westenacher."
    ["Dipl.Ing." = "Diplomingenieur", "Dr. h.c." = "Doktor honoris causa"]



    # 3:

    "Der Schornstein ist 135 m
    hoch*.
    15. III. 41.
    Ich weiß, wo
    das ist!
    Herzl. Grüße u.
    Küsse
    Dein Erich!
    Kristian-
    sand-
    Süd
    Öltanklager
    u. Werft.
    *Schon von Weitem beim [...] zu sehen!"


    "= "The chimney is 135 meters high.*
    15/3/41.
    I know where that is!
    Cordial greetings and kisses. Your Erich!
    Kristiansand-South
    Oil tank depot and wharf
    *Can be seen from afar when [...]"


    # 4:

    "Drontheim
    Koopmanns-Gate
    Nr.: 1
    Dein Brief!
    [...] Post[...]
    7.7.41.
    Gruß u. Kuß!
    Dein Bootsmat,
    (Da war ich's noch nicht!)
    Die Handschuhe habe ich eingeweiht!
    "

    = "Drontheim, Koopmanns-Gate
    no.: 1 Your letter! [...] Post[...]
    7/7/41 Greetings and kisses! Your Bootsmaat, (I wasn't one at the time yet)
    I have worn the gloves for the first time!"[/INDENT]


    # 5:

    "Ein
    Wiedersehen in
    Kristiansand-Süd.
    Charlie trifft Kam.
    Bohnenstengel"
    "

    = "A reunion in Kristiansand-South. Charlie meets comrade Bohnenstengel"
    ["Kam." = "Kamerad". "Bohnenstengel" means "beanstalk"; possibly a nickname.]


    # 6:

    "März/
    April 41
    Auf Boot
    Steiermark
    "

    = "March/April 41. On the boat 'Steiermark'"

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    And the last photo - photo: 7
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    Thanks for the help again HPL, you are the best!

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