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    DC Drew

    Just getting started...

    Hey everyone,
    I'm looking to start a collection of WWII memorabilia and thought it would be helpful to join this forum for my own education &

    04-19-2018, 09:55 PM

    79th Infanterie Christmas Plate. I couldn't resist

    Good evening Gents.

    I couldn't resist buying this plate , apparently given to friends and supporters of the 79th infanterie division at christmas

    04-19-2018, 09:49 PM

    1 Paar Kragenspiegel Panzertruppe Panzer Uniform

    04-19-2018, 09:40 PM

    Beobachterabzeichen der Luftwaffe, real or fake ?

    Dear Gentlemen,

    A friend is offering me this Beobachterabzeichen der Lutwaffe.
    I have some doubts on it, I do not

    04-19-2018, 09:15 PM

    100% Orig 2WK WH Gebirgsjäger Jäger Keilhose Uniform - Hose modifiziert ? SELTEN

    04-19-2018, 09:00 PM

    Belgian medal group

    This is my only set of Belgian medals I have in my collection, but what a set to have! These were given to me as a gift by Kris (stuka f) a few months

    04-19-2018, 08:47 PM
  • Designer of the SA symbol known

    This is what the "Uniformen-Markt" from May 1, 1936 says on page 86:
    (published also in the magazine "Der SA-Mann", number 15 from 1936):
    the SA symbol originated from a 1929-contest, which was lauched by the
    SA High-Command. The design was handed over by Hans Zöberlein (the
    well-known poet) and the leader from Sturmbann II from Standarte "List"
    from Munich, Obersturmbannführer Max Zankl.

    The symbol was the old Teutonic sign for lightning together with the so-called
    "Mannrune" (the symbol of a stern and unbending man with a flaming sword).
    Both symbols were combined with a ring. Later the hook to connect both was

    Attachment 597110

    Maybe it was Heck who added the hook, but this is not mentioned!
    This article was originally published in forum thread: Is the designer of the SA symbol known? started by 4thskorpion View original post