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Can anyone translate the writing on the back of this postcard? It's from the 1920's. I have tried to google things like Vindhimy Farmanburg but no luck.

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    Jennenberg? Eigentlich buchstabengetreu "Iennenberg"?
    – IQV
    Mar 1, 2017 at 14:27
  • Would it be possible to add an image of the complete postcard (front and back)? Could be helpful...
    – tohuwawohu
    Mar 1, 2017 at 15:11
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    @Jan Sure about "Fennenberg"? To me, it could also be "Tannenberg". Maybe even this one: gemeinde-tannenberg.de
    – Matthias
    Mar 1, 2017 at 21:07
  • Ich lese zwar Zannenberg (oder ~burg, ~borg), aber Google verbessert zu Tannenberg. Mar 2, 2017 at 0:44

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The text reads as follows:

Siedlung Tannenberg

leider fehlt unser Haus darauf

The reading Tannenberg is more likely than Tennenberg when you compare with other instances of e and a.

The reading darauf is more likely than drauf when you compare with other instances of r.

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    Eigentlich stehen in der zweiten Zeile nicht sechs, sondern nur fünf Wörter, nämlich: »leider fehlt unser Haus drauf«. Mar 1, 2017 at 21:01
  • @Jan: Danke für die Korrektur. Selbstverständlich ist es fehlt und nicht ‌*sieht man [...] nicht – ich hätte es noch einmal lesen sollen …
    – mach
    Mar 1, 2017 at 21:49
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    Just noticed regarding the question: »Can anyone translate ...«
    – Pollitzer
    Mar 2, 2017 at 8:41
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    translated to english? So it's: "Siedlung Tannenberg, unfortunately our house is missing on it" (on the photo)
    – Celophysis
    Mar 2, 2017 at 12:40
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    @Campbell If the given answer answers your question, you can kindly accept it as the solution by clicking the hook under vote up/down arrows. Mar 3, 2017 at 8:36
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translated to english? So it's: "Siedlung Tannenberg, unfortunately our house is missing on it" (on the photo) – Celophysis Mar 2 at 12:40

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