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Can anyone translate French? I found this old postcard titled "Military Messenger Dog":

Boche means like an offensive person, say, like a thug. Was also used to refer to the German Soldiers.

De ce chien, éloignez vos pas, means step away from this dog.

Ou vous passerez de vie à trépas, means or you will pass from life towards death.


I'd translate it to something like this so it sounded catchier on a card.

German Soldiers or Wrongs Doers (depending on the context), keep away
If you wish to live another day
 

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yes , notice all the "traditional" coloured GSD --
(sarcasm)

these are all sable and one black -- the original colour

nice collection
I think most of those were dated around 1915. Didn't realize how much WWI popularized the breed in the rest of the world. I thought it was WWII. And crazy that non-German countries were so accepting of a German dog during those years of Germany being the enemy of the world.
 

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My other fav. I found that they make a coffee mug, I believe on cafepress, of this image. I plan to buy the mug and the poster:

 
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