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Article about: Is this an authentic TR armband? Its description states that DEST was a business set up by the SS for use in the production of bricks, road construction and exploitation of quarries with the

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    Quote by DrPMC View Post
    My interpretation of the order relating to the issue of these armbands -- thank you to HPL2008 for translating it properly and providing more details -- is that they were supplied for the wear of civilian employees of the company rather than prisoners.

    Regards, Philip
    Quite correct Philip, our learned colleague HPL has, once again, shone brightly. Now the translation is clear, the numbers would have been patently different. The idea of an armband for each individual forced labourer also goes well against the efficiency of those in charge of the system too, of course.

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    Quote by Bmsmear View Post
    Thanks again to everyone for the wonderful information. To receive such detailed historical information on an obscure topic so
    quickly proves again what a valued source this forum is!! That armband sold, I learned.


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