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Can you translate the following into English?

Pfalz Flugzeugwerke & Heinkel Flugzeugwerke

I thank you for your reply!

ANSWER: Hello Kenneth,

and thank you for your question.

The translations are:

Pfalz Flugzeugwerke: Pfalz aircraft factory
("Pfalz" is the name of a region in Southwestern Germany, which is called Palatinate in English. The cities Kaiserslautern, Ludwigshafen and Speyer are located there.)

Heinkel Flugzeugwerke: Heinkel aircraft factory
(Heinkel is a family name, so it can't be translated.)

Hope this helps and happy holidays.
Kind regards

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QUESTION: Hello Janina:

I want to thank you for the reply.

Does "Flugzeugwerke" translate to aircraft factory?

Thanks again for you assistance!

Hello Kenneth,

thanks for your question. I am glad I could help with my previous answer.

You're right, Flugzeugwerke means aircraft factory. Flugzeug is aircraft, and Werke can have several meanings but in this context it clearly is factory.

Hope this helps, and happy holidays.

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