Original WWII Period German Hitler Youth Members Arm Band Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran. The origins of the Hitler Jugend, (Hitler Youth), may be traced back to March 1922 with the formation of the Jugendbund der NSDAP. In 1933 regulations decreed the official pattern armband for wear by all HJ members. The armband was worn on the upper left sleeve on almost all uniforms of HJ members as organizational identifying insignia. A nice quality, 18cm x 11.5cm, three-piece construction, red cloth armband, with a central, 25mm wide, white horizontal stripe, with a white diamond with a stitched construction black mobile swastika. The armband’s vertical seam is to the reverse. Typical light age toning. Nice example. Uniform removed. 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.