11-02-2013 02:51 AM
It's genuine - the patch is for the R.A.D. or 'ReichArbeitsDienst'
= National Labour Service.
That is NOT an eagle, but a sheaf of wheat.........!
So there were multiple groups...labor or work battalions, or such...and this is for the 11th one?
I'll dig into the history of the R.A.D.
My gratitude, Steve!
Yep. They were not combat troops, but the RAD was a
compulsory labour force within the Reich.
Wikipedia will give you lots of info.........
This is Female issue as it is in brown. From Mittelschlesien.
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