Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) RLB Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) RLB Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified. Formed in late 1932 the Deutscher Luftschutzverband (German Air Protection League), was a voluntary organization designed to provide civil air raid protection in large civilian centers. Shortly after Hitler ascension to power the Deutscher Luftschutzverband was restructured and placed under the supervision of the Reichsluftfahrtministerium, (National Ministry of Aviation), under the control of Hermann Göring. On April 29TH 1933 the Deutscher Luftschutzverband was renamed RLB, Reichs Luftschutz Bund, (National Air Raid Protection League), and was given status as an official, national, organization tasked with all aspects of civil air raid defence. The RLB remained a voluntary organization with a small cadre of paid, full-time, uniformed, officials to oversee the organizations functions until June 1935 when obligatory service was introduced. The first pattern RLB emblem, (Circa 1933-1938), consisted of a forty-eight point white star burst pattern with the stylized initials, “RLB” to the center, positioned above a small, canted, swastika. In October 1938 the RLB emblem was redesigned and replaced the RLB letters with a large swastika. A light blue, cotton armband with a machine embroidered white star burst with a mobile swastika to the center. To the reverse, along the vertical stitching are the embroidered the makers code number “7” The armband shows light wrinkling and stains, but overall is a very nice example. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. Complete museum documentation (COA) Provided. Certified by The Gettysburg Museum of History. The Gettysburg Museum of History does not support or condone Adolf Hitler or the Nazi Party and is only offering this as a historic relic. Please see our other items. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. Don’t Miss It! ONE OF THE CLASSIC THIRD REICH ARTIFACTS! A RARE Armband.