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Category: Translation - German
Approval Date: 4/21/2013 4:26 PM
Family Surname: Sicherman, Schiff
Country: Poland
Town: Borysław
Date of Image: 25 Aug. 1917
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The writer, Dora (Bauer?), replies to a card from the addressee, Matylda Schiff Sicherman, and asks in a postscript: “When are you coming?” Dora writes to Matylda c/o her sister-in-law, Salina Sicherman, in Szatmár (though the town is not given on the address); the picture, published by the Ministry of War (series 28/4), shows a tailor at work behind the Austro-Hungarian army front lines (“Der Schneider hinter der öst.-ung. Front”).

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On  Response 
4/24/2013 7:30 PM Boryslaw 25
Liebe Matilde! Deine
Karte habe erhalten vir
welche ich Dir bestens dank.
Entschuldige was ich Dir
erst heute Antworte Du
weist ganz gut wie
alles vernemt[?] Da Den
ganzen tag trozdem
es ist nicht da was
zu eßen. Dan Theile
Dir mit Das ich schon
mich jezt sehr alle meine
gute Freinde sind verreist.
Toni Bauer ist in Truska[wiec]
auch Ruscha und die Schönfelt auch in
Truskawiec
es Grüßt Dich samt deine Kinderlech Dora Bauer

Boryslaw, [the] 25[th]
Dear Matilde,
I have received your card and I thank you very much for it. I apologize for answering so only today, you know how everybody is [verb I can't understand] all day. Nevertheless, there is nothing to eat here. Then I inform you that I feel very [lonely], all my good friends are out of town, Toni Bauer is in Truskawiec, Ruscha and the Schönfelts are in Truskawiec, too.
I greet you and your little children,
Dora Bauer.

Notes:
vir = für
There are two towns named Truskawiec, one near Lodz and one near Lwow (L'viv).
- AS
4/26/2013 12:33 PM on the side:

Wan komst Du?

When will you come?
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