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Original WWII German RADWJ Unit Sleeve Badge Patch Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran


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Original WWII German RADWJ Unit Sleeve Badge Patch Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. The female version of the male RAD, Reichsarbeitsdienst, (National Labor Service), was originally established in February 1933 and was considered a sub-section of the National Sozialistches Frauenschaft, (National Socialist Women’s Organization). In April 1936 the female labor service was dissociated with the NS Frauenschaft and was given the official designation, RADwj, Reichsarbeitsdienst der weiblichen Jugend, (National Labor Service for Young females). The sleeve badge for the RADwj was designed the Egon Jantke in Berlin and was instituted for wear in 1936.  Machine woven insignia approximately 90mm x 70mm, featuring an large black swastika over two ears of wheat in white circular field. Below are the until numbers in roman numerals “XXX” for the Bezirksnummer (Unit number). The main body of the insignia is in brown with a white and black border. Still attached to its original factory roll backing. Nice used example showing the expected but minimal age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S .Veteran 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.

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