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Identify Hitler youth knife brought back from Normandy

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    Hi

    My grandfather brought back a number of souvenirs from the Normandy campaign(49th West Riding Division) however I have never been able to find out any information about this knife.

    Any help woud be greatly appreciated.
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    Dutch HJ volunteer.
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Thanks for your quick reply,spoke to my dad, who told me my grandfather was involved in the surrender and disarmament of the 34th SS Volunteer Division, so he most likely picked it up there.

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    Quote by cr2925 View Post
    Thanks for your quick reply,spoke to my dad, who told me my grandfather was involved in the surrender and disarmament of the 34th SS Volunteer Division, so he most likely picked it up there.
    You are welcome! Very intresting story and a very desirable dagger you have got there!
    Here is a link to a Wikipedia page, sorry I wasn't able to find the english translation.
    Nationale Jeugdstorm - Wikipedia
    Always looking for Belgian Congo stuff!
    cheers
    |<ris

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    Very nice indeed.

    Cheers, Ade.

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    Hi, i agree, very cool, this is the first dutch hj volunteer knife i see, im always learning in this forum.
    Best regards
    Nuno

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    Nice Dutch hj knife by Eickhorn, these knifes dont come cheap, Congrats!!

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    very nice indeed these are as rare as rocking horse poop congrats ronnie

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    Beautiful Dutch HJ volunteer.
    Can you take a photograph showing the numbering of the dagger?


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