OUTSTANDING Original German WWII DAF Deutsche Arbeitsopfer – Versorgung DAOV Ortsgruppe Augsburg Standard Flag
With the dissolution of all Free Trade Unions in Germany in May 1933 the Deutsche Arbeitsfront, (German Labor Front), was established to replace the unions and to educate the workers in industry and commerce for smooth and efficient operation of all labor in the Third Reich. In October 1934 the DAF was given official status as a sub-section of the NSDAP and in March 1936 it was recognized as an independent NSDAP affiliated association and granted control of its own monetary budget. The “DAOV” was for DEUTSCHE ARBEITSOPFER VERSORGUNG (German Work Victims Welfare). Fantastic rare DAOV standard with heavy chainhstiched embroidery. Represents a German World War Two Deutsche Arbeitsfront or German Labor Front organization which was part of the National Socialist trade union that supplanted independent unions once the NSDAPs had come to power in Germany. This origination in particular was the Deutsche Arbeitsopfer – Versorgung or DAOV from the Gau region which included Koln and Aachen. The referred to themselves as Ortsgruppe Augsburg. Stand is red wool with White relief and heavy embroidery with central swastika within a cogwheel/rays/oak leaves/acorns and “DAOV”. All on two white bordered 27″ diameter black cloth circles sewn to the red field. Scattered small patches of mothing. 2″ silver HIGH QUALITY BULLION fringe on three borders. Measures 44″ x 50″. A large size (we placed a helmet on it for size reference). Nice worn and used example showing the expected age and wear. but overall very nice. Outstanding example, A RARE FLAG!. 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. VERY, VERY, RARE! Don’t miss it!