During World War I, the Germans used a double columnar transposition cipher called Übchi ("ubchi" with umlauts). For a bit more information about columnar transposition ciphers, see that cipher's page. This method is surprisingly similar to the U.S. Army's double transposition, also used during World War I.

The resulting columnar key:

This is your encoded or decoded text:

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