Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) SCARCE OFFICER’S RLB Armband Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified
Original WWII German NSDAP (NAZI PARTY) RLB OFFICER’S 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. a very nice example of the scarce RLB Officer Armband, for leaders in the Reich air raid defense organization. It’s made with Bevo machine woven construction, with the early, first pattern RLB organizational emblem (the initials RLB on a starburst, with a Nazi swastika emblem) very neatly executed on a light, sky blue band of thin fabric. The upper and lower edges of the armband are adorned with white cotton Tresse, indicating an armband for a member of the RLB in a leadership position. The ends of this RLB Officer Armband are sewn together on the reverse, and near this seam is the woven manufacturer code “30.” This armband is in excellent condition (almost mint), with no holes or stains, and only very light toning to the light blue fabric, from the passing of time. It has an eye-catching look that displays great. 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 OFFICER’S VERSION OF the RLB Armband NEAR MINT CONDITION!