Original WWII Waffen SS Sleeve Eagle Brought Home By A U.S. Veteran Certified By The Gettysburg Museum Of History. The Allgemeine-SS, (General-SS), was originally formed in May 1923 as the Stosstrupp Adolf Hitler (Shock Troops Adolf Hitler), and was redesignated Schutzstaffel, (Protection Squad), in April 1925 with the official acceptance of the name verified on the second anniversary of the failed Munich “Beer-Hall” Putsch on November 9TH 1925. On January 6TH 1929 Heinrich Himmler was appointed as Reichsführer-SS, (National Leader of the SS). A fantastic 100% authentic Waffen SS sleeve eagle. Second pattern, (Circa 1939-1945), machine embroidered, SS sleeve eagle with out-stretched wings in silvery/grey, rayon threads on a black wool base. This is the final pattern machine embroidered version. captured by an Allied Veteran and brought home as a war trophy. Fresh “out of the woods” Nice used example showing the expected age and wear. 100% Guaranteed to be authentic Brought home by a U.S. solider as a trophy of war. SS items are very collectible and diff cult to find in excellent condition. 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.