Rare "Kriegsmarine Werftpolizei" French volunteer arm badge
Took a while to correctly identify this ....see "Foreign Legions of the Third Reich", Vol 3 ,page 276.
Badge of the Kriegsmarine Werftpolizei , a volunteer French unit raised in 1943 and employed directly by the Police, to guard the important Uboat base at La Pallice.
hope you like.
11-16-2014 09:12 PM
Nice and very rare badge. Some doubt the light backing, but just that is okay.
Here shown a part from a photo from my file (meant for a later project) from a
person guarding at La Rochelle. Here the patch is being worn. The close-up tells
the background anyway is light. See the attracting black swastika!!
"Wir sollen auch unser Leben für die Brüder lassen" (1.Joh.3.16):
zum Gedächtnis Wilhelm Schenk. Er starb fürs Vaterland am 13. Juni 1916
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