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Catalog Number 2005.98.455
Object Name Postcard, Inscribed
Accession number 2005.98
Description Color postcard of a red and black flag with a yellow and black shield labeled "Wurttemberg" surrounded by a laurel wreath. Text at bottom of postcard in German, transcribed: "Heil dir mein Vaterland!" [Translated: "Hail my Fatherland!"] Black and red stripes border all sides of postcard. 14 x 9 cm.

On back, inscription in German, partial translation:
To: Christiane Bohg
Russia, 2. 9. 16
My dear girl friend,
Unfortunately I have to write to you as it is some time since I last wrote dear Christiane. It is weeks since I have had home leave. I did not see you last time I was at home. I have had enough and want to come back and just live in peace at home. I hope everyone is still well and your brother also is still alive and well...Many regards and in hope of peace soon
...Filzner
Date September 2, 1916
Subjects World War I
Postcards
German
German (Language)
Flags
Relations between the sexes