English translation: I have heard it several ways, and yes, I served in WW II.
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09:51 Nov 22, 2001
German to English translations [Non-PRO] Art/Literary
Explanation: This place it the asshole of the world.
This place is the armpit of the world (used by the gentler, more refined GI's.)
Obviously it some place where no one wants to be.
In Montana, we just say "Two Dot."
We tried to look up the literal translation of each word and came up with the same thing. My dad was given a hand carved walking stick from a former German soldier during WWII. The detail on this walking stick is incredible! Included on the stick is the soldier's name (Jakob Beck), date (1943), region (Wolchow), and that phrase. We searched the web for Wolchow and found information on a division serving in that region during the war. The pictures really looked like the phrase this soldier had carved! Thanks for the input!