Original WWII German “Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht”. (In Service of the German Armed Forces). Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. The Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937, introduced a wide variety of armbands that were worn to identify personnel performing specific duties or functions for the Armed Forces. Most of the armbands were worn on the upper left sleeve of uniformed or non-uniformed personnel and were worn only while the individual was performing the specific duty or function identified by the armband. The”Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht”. (In Service of the German Armed Forces) armband was one of the armbands introduced with the Army Mobilization Order of March 12TH 1937 and was designed for wear by non-uniformed personnel serving with the Armed Forces. Of Note: New regulations of October 1ST 1941 restricted wear of this armband to non-uniformed non-combatant personnel. Roughly, 10.5cm tall, 36cm long, woven, white cotton construction armband with screened, black, Gothic script in two lines to the obverse, “”Im Dienst der Deutschen Wehrmacht”. (In Service of the German Armed Forces). . The top and bottom edges of the armband have interwoven rows of reinforcement stitching and the reverse of the armband has a machine stitched, vertical seam. In good but worn condition some soiling. Nice example issued with expected used U.S. Veteran bring-back condition. Gettysburg Museum Certified (COA) provided. Rare 100% Guaranteed to be authentic pre-1945. Sold for historic purposes only. See our other pieces on our web site. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers.