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    Question Feldpost letter

    Hi all,i am new to this site and wondering if anybody here can read/translate a fluent German handwritten letter?. I can take some detailed pics of it if anybody is up for the challenge?. I`ve absolutely no idea of what or who its to or from lol,the only thing i can read is 23163...?
    I hope somebody can help me shed some light on this.

    Many thanks.
    Mark

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    Hi Mark, welcome to the forum!

    The FP number will be for:

    23163

    (Mobilmachung-1.1.1940) 1. Kompanie Gebirgs-Träger-Bataillon 56,

    (10.11.1944-Kriegsende) 6.3.1945 1. Kompanie Heeres-Gebirgsjäger-Bataillon Allgäu,

    (10.11.1944-Kriegsende) 17.3.1945 gestrichen.

    Sorry my time and German are too limited to help more. But at least you now know he was a Mountain Trooper.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Wow thanks Ade! thats brilliant!. Very much appreciated. Mountain trooper thats cool. He dated it 20/6/42,and was stamped the next day 21/6/42 .Any i dea where he may have been?.
    Sorry if i sound like a newb collector but i am lol.
    Thanks
    Mark

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    The mountains he says lol .

    I surprise myself sometimes!

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    Hi Mark, here you go:

    http://www.okh.it/units/3korps/GebKps/0036GebKP.htm

    So they were in Lappland.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Thank you very much Ade,you are a diamond mate. Take it easy.
    Mark

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