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German Letters from the GARBAGE! Need Help Translating!

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    Hello, all!

    These letters were found quite some time ago at our recycling facility. If I remember correctly, I received a few positive comments on them but then they were quickly forgotten about because of all my other great finds.

    I recently re-discovered these and I'd love to learn as much as possible about them. I'd especially like for them to be translated!

    Any and all help would be GREATLY appreciated!

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    Lucky find!

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    Hey Gizmo, I'll try and give you the feldpost number details




    Letter 1 - Number 01732


    (Mobilmachung-1.1.1940) Stab II Artillerie-Regiment 109,
    (27.1.1942-14.7.1942) Stab II, 4.-6. Batterie und Kolonne Artillerie-Regiment 109.


    Letter 2 - Number 36493


    (Mobilization-01/01/1940) Rod II, artillery surveying party and message train
    Artillery Regiment 198,
    (2.1.1940-27.4.1940) Rod II Artillery Regiment 198,
    (28.4.1940-19.9.1940) Staff II, 4.-6. Battery and column Artillery Regiment 198,
    then stick II & 4.-6. Battery Artillery Regiment 198th


    Letter 3 - Number 23956 *Looks like the unit was wiped out or surrendered at Stalingrad, reconstituted and then destroyed again


    (Mobilization-01/01/1940) Rod artillery commander-44,
    (19.7.1941-14.2.1942) Higher Artillery Commander 310
    (10.2.1943-23.8.1943) deleted (Stalingrad),
    (6.4.1944-9.11.1944 ) 09/27/1944 Fahrschwadron 3/18,
    (10.11.1944-war) 06/12/1944 deleted.




    Third one looks to be civilian mail, rather than feldpost

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    Quote by DioMac View Post
    Hey Gizmo, I'll try and give you the feldpost number details
    Awesome, thank you! I really want to get the letters translated, so I'll wait patiently for someone to help me with that!

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    They don't look to difficult mate, hopefully none of them are in suetterlin though! That stuff is a nightmare I've found...

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    They don't look to difficult mate, hopefully none of them are in suetterlin though! That stuff is a nightmare I've found...
    Thanks! Unfortunately, I had enough trouble transcribing the diary I found that was written by an AMERICAN B24 Bombardier in ENGLISH! Translating this would be an exercise in futility for me!

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    Any assistance would be greatly appreciated on these! I can't decipher the handwriting...

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