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Armband Identification Guide

This is an identification guide for the many different Armbands worn during the 3rd Reich period. To the best of our knowledge, all the examples shown are original pre-1945 manufacture. If anyone has questions or suggestions, please contact Vern@GermanDaggers.com.

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NSDAP Armbands






Kampfbinde
Standard NSDAP Armband



Kampfbinde
Narrow NSDAP Armband



Kampfbinde
Early Homemade Armband


NSDAP Political & Administrative Position Armbands






NSDAP Leader - Unknown Level
Prior to 1932



NSDAP Leader - 4th Kompanieleiter
Prior to 1932



NSDAP Leader - Unknown Level
Prior to 1932



Mitglieted der Reichsleitung
1932-33



Landesleiter
1932-33



Landsgeschaftsfuhrer
1932-33



Gauleiter
1932-33



Gaugeschaftsfuhrer
1932-33



Bezirtsleiter
1932-33



Bezirtsgeschaftsfuhrer
1932-33



Ortsgruppenleiter
1932-33



Zellenleiter
1932-33





Reichsleiter - 1939-45
Reichs Level - Political - Yellow piped



Reichs Obersten Amtes - 1939-45
Reichs Level - Administrative - Yellow piped



Reichs Leiter eines Hauptamtes - 1939-45
Reichs Level - Administrative - Yellow piped



Reichs Leiter einer Hauptselle - 1939-45
Reichs Level - Administrative - Yellow piped



Reichs Leiter einer Stelle - 1939-45
Reichs Level - Administrative - Yellow piped



Reichs Mitarbeiter
Reichs Level - Administrative - Yellow piped



Reichs Politisches Leiter Anwärter - 1939-45
Reichs Level - Administrative - Yellow piped



Gauleiter - 1939-45
Gau Level - Political - Burgandy piped



Stellvertreter Gauleiter - 1939-45
Gau Level - Political - Burgandy piped



Gau Leiter eines Hauptamtes - 1939-45
Gau Level - Administrative - Burgandy piped



Gau Leiter Eines Amtes - 1939-45
Gau Level - Administrative - Burgandy piped



Gau Leiter einer Hauptstelle - 1939-45
Gau Level - Administrative - Burgandy piped



Gau Leiter einer Stelle - 1939-45
Gau Level - Administrative - Burgandy piped



Gau Leiter einer Hilfsstelle - 1939-45
Gau Level - Administrative - Burgandy piped



Gau Politisches Leiter Anwärter - 1939-45
Gau Level - Administrative - Burgandy piped



Kreisleiter - 1939-45
Kreis Level - Political - White piped



Kreis Leiter eines Hauptamtes - 1939-45
Kreis Level - Administrative - White piped



Kreis Leiter eines Amtes - 1939-45
Kreis Level - Administrative - White piped



Kreis Leiter einer Hauptstelle - 1939-45
Kreis Level - Administrative - White piped



Kreis Leiter einer Stelle - 1939-45
Kreis Level - Administrative - White piped



Kreis Mitarbeiter - 1939-45
Kreis Level - Administrative - White piped



Kreis Politisches Leiter Anwärter - 1939-45
Kreis Level - Administrative - White piped



Ortsgruppenleiter - 1939-45
Orts Level - Political - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Zellenleiter - 1939-45
Orts Level - Political - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Betriebszellenobmann - 1939-45
Orts Level - Political - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Blockleiter - 1939-45
Orts Level - Political - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Betreibsobmann - 1939-45
Orts Level - Political - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Politisches Leiter Anwärter - 1939-45
Orts Level - Political - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Leiter eines Hauptamtes - 1939-45
Orts Level - Administrative - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Leiter eines Amtes - 1939-45
Orts Level - Administrative - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Leiter eines Hauptstelle - 1939-45
Orts Level - Administrative - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Leiter eines Stelle - 1939-45
Orts Level - Administrative - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Leiter einer Hilfsstelle - 1939-45
Orts Level - Administrative - Blue piped



Ortsgruppe Mitarbeiter - 1939-45
Orts Level - Administrative - Blue piped






NSDAP Party Services Armbands






NSDAP
Volunteer Worker



Einsatzstrum der NSDAP
Special Operations



NSDAP Ordnungsdienst
Security



Streife
NSDAP Patrol



Streifendienst
NSDAP Patrol Service



NSDAP Partei-Bereitschaft
NSDAP Party Detachment



NSDAP Press
Senior Editor (gold)



NSDAP Press
Editor (silver)



War Orphan's Assistance Volunteer



1st Winter Relief Volunteer



Winter Relief Volunteer



Winter Relief Volunteer



NS Frauenschaft
NSDAP Women's League



NS Frauenschaft Kriegseinsatz
NSDAP Women's League War Service Volunteer



NS Frauenschaft
NSDAP Women's League - Italian Service



NSDAP Party Rally Staff



NSDAP Party Rally Staff



Gau level Winter Relief Volunteer



Gau level Defense Operations Staff



Kreis level Operations Staff



1934 Sports Rally


NSDAP Sturmabteilung (SA) Armbands






SA Wehrmannschaft Armband



SA Patrol Personnel



SA Sportschule



SA Fencing Instructor



SA Fencing Armband



SA Reserve



SA Reserve



SA Medical Assistant



SA Autozug
Provides technical services for party rallies



SA Einsatztrupp
Herdentor



SA Einsatztrupp
Hans Rickmers



SA Einsatz Sturmbann
Wolfenbuttel


NSDAP Nationalsozialistische Kraftfahrkorps (NSKK) Armbands






NSKK
Early style



NSKK



NSKK



NSKK



NSKK Traffic Control



NSKK Hermann Goring Werke Traffic Control



NSKK Transportfuhrung - Transportation Leader



NSKK Motor Event Instructor



NSKK Motor Event - 1935



NSKK Motor Event - 1936



NSKK Motor Event - 1937



NSKK Motor Event - 1939



NSKK Motor Event - 1939



NSKK Motor Event - 1939




NSDAP Schutzstaffel (SS) Armbands






SS Armband



SS Armband
Early - piped red/black for Ostland



SS Armband
Early - Piped emerald green for Sachsen



SS Volunteer Armband



SS Dest Worker Armband




NSDAP Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps (NSFK) Armbands






NSFK Leader
National Socialist Flyers Corps



NSFK
National Socialist Flyers Corps



NSFK Glider School Hornburg
Instructor



NSFK Glider School Hornburg
Student






NSDAP Reichsarbeitdienst (RAD) Armbands






RAD Leader



RAD Kriegsberichter
War Reporter



RAD Air Defense Leader



RAD Deputy Air Defense Leader



RAD Deputy Air Defense Leader




NSDAP Hitler Youth (HJ) Armbands






Hitler Youth Armband



Hitler Youth LagerCommando Armband
HJ Camp Leader



Hitler Youth Lagerpolizei Armband
HJ Camp Police



Hitler Youth LagerWacht Armband
HJ Camp Patrol



Hitler Youth Doctor Armband



Hitler Youth Medic Armband



Hitler Youth Einsatzgefolgschaften Armband



Hitler Youth Student Bund Armband



Hitler Youth Event Participant Armband



Hitler Youth Event Participant Armband



Hitler Youth Event Participant Armband



Hitler Youth Event Participant Armband



Hitler Youth Event Participant Armband



Hitler Youth Event Participant Armband




NSDAP Labor Union (DAF, NSBO, NSAO) Armbands






DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF
Deutsche Arbeitsfront



DAF Senior Camp Leader



DAF Senior Camp Leader



DAF Assistant Camp Leader



DAF Female Camp Leader



DAF Funds Manager



Labor Mobilization Administration



Labor Mobilization Administration



Labor Operations Executive



NSBO
NSDAP Factory Organization



NSBO
NSDAP Factory Organization



NSBO
NSDAP Factory Organization



NSAO
NSDAP Wounded Factory Workers Organization




NSDAP Nationalsozialistische Volkswohlfahrt (NSV) Armbands






Nationalsozialistische Volkswohlfahrt
Gau Level



Nationalsozialistische Volkswohlfahrt
Kreis Level



Nationalsozialistische Volkswohlfahrt
Mothers and Kids



NSV-Bahnhofsdienst
NSV Railway Service Armband



NSV-Bahnhofsdienst
NSV Railway Service Armband




NSDAP Kraftdurch Freude (KdF) Armbands






Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Tour Leader



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Tour Guide



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Organization



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Tour Guide



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Tour Assistant



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Excursion Leader



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Event Organizer



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Event Leader
Cruise Ship Wilhelm Gustloff



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Event Leader
Cruise Ship Stuttgart



Kraftdurch Freude
Strength through Joy Event Organizer






Military Armbands - Civilians in Service to the Military






Deutsches Reichsheer
Civilian in service to the Army (prior to 1935)



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Deutsche Wehrmacht
Civilian in service to the Military



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Wehrmach
Foreign Civilian (Dutch) in service to the Military



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Wehrmacht
Foreign Civilian (French) in service to the Military



Im Dienste Der Deutschen Wehrmacht
Foreign Civilian (Lativan) in service to the Military


Military Armbands - Heers (Army)






Wehrmacht
Army Personnel Snow Uniform Armband



Wehrmacht Standortstreife
Garrison Patrol



Festungspionierstab
Fortress Engineer Staff



Heeres Berwaltung
Army Administration Armband



Army Air Defense Leader



Army Deputy Air Defense Leader



Feld Gendarmerie
Military Field Police



Feld Gendarmerie
Military Field Police



Wehrmacht Streifendienft
Armed Forces Patrol Service



Deutsche Wehrmacht - Wehrmacht Uberwachung
Monitoring of order and discipline



Front Sammelstelle
Front Collection Point



Front Leitstelle
Front Control Staff



Army Recruiting Service



Wehrmacht Dolmetscher
Armed Forces Interpreter



Dolmetscher
Interpreter



Aufsicht
Traffic Control Supervisor



Verkehrs Aufsicht
Traffic Control Personnel



Dienstverpflichtet
Wehrmacht Heer Conscripted Service



Einsatztruppfuhrer
Special Troop Leader



Einsatztrupp
Special Troop



OvD - Officer on Duty



Army Womens Auxiliary Service



War Games Umpire



War Games Umpire



War Games Judge



War Games Traffic Control



Military Medic



Military Medic



Stretcher Bearer



Stretcher Bearer



Military Clergy



Military Clergy



Military Clergy



Military Clergy



War Wounded - Blind or Deaf
Early Pattern



War Wounded - Blind or Deaf



War Wounded - Brain Injuries



Mourning Armband




Military Armbands - Occupation Forces






Insel Kommandantur
Channel Islands occupation - Command Staff



Ordnungstruppe - Military Police
Channel Islands occupation



Fire Brigade - Feuerwehr
Channel Islands occupation



Denmark occupation - Air Raid Warden



Defense Passive
French occupation - Civil Defense



Defense Passive
French occupation - Civil Defense



Defense Passive
French occupation - Civil Defense



Services Municipeaux
French occupation - Municipal Services



In Service to Military Police
Italy



Labor Service
Italy






Military Armbands - Luftwaffe (Air Force)






Air Crew Armband



Air Crew Armband



Luftwaffe Air Defense Leader



Luftwaffe Deputy Air Defense Leader
Early Style



Luftwaffe Deputy Air Defense Leader



Luftwaffe Base Command Staff



Luftwaffe Traffic Patrol



Luftwaffe Decontamination Service LeaderArmband



Luftwaffe Decontamination Service Armband



Civilian attached to General Air Supply Service



Luftwaffe Womens Auxiliary



Luftwaffe Ministry Guard Officer



Luftwaffe Ministry Guard



Luftwaffe Ministry Guard



Luftwaffe Ministry Guard



Luftwaffe Ministry Steward Armband
Senior Steward



Luftwaffe Ministry Steward Armband
Doorman



Luftwaffe Ministry Steward Armband
Elevator Operator



Reichs Air Ministry Steward Armband
Senior Steward



Reichs Air Ministry Steward Armband
Doorman



Reichs Air Ministry Steward Armband
Elevator Operator



Kriegsberichter der Luftwaffe
Luftwaffe War Reporter






Military Armbands - Kreigsmarine (Navy)






Navy Air Defense Leader



Navy Air Defense Leader




Military Armbands - Waffen SS






Waffen-SS



Im Dienste Der Waffen-SS
In service to the Waffen SS



Im Dienste Der Waffen-SS
In service to the Waffen SS



Waffen-SS Dolmetscher
Waffen SS Interpreter






Police Armbands






Feldjager Service Armband



Landwacht SeniorLeader Armband



Landwacht Leader Armband



Landwacht Armband



Landwacht Armband



Landwacht Armband



Landwacht Im Dienste Der Deutschen Polizei
In service to the German Police



Stadtwacht
Senior Leader Armband



Stadtwacht
Leader Armband



Stadtwacht
Leader Armband



Stadtwacht
Leader Armband



Stadtwacht Armband



Stadtwacht Armband



Stadtwacht Armband



Stadtwacht Armband



Stadtwacht Armband



Feld Polizei
Field Police



Kursten Wache
Coast Watch



Im Dienste Der Deutschen Polizei
In service to the German Police



Kontrolle
Event Control Police



Police Interpreter



Police Interpreter



Auxiliary Police



Auxiliary Police



Auxiliary Police



Auxiliary Police



Auxiliary Police



Auxiliary Police



Auxiliary Police



Hilfsfeldgendarmerie
German Auxiliary Police



Verkehrs-Hilfspolizei
Traffic Auxiliary Police



Ordnungsdienst
Security Service - City of Halle



Ordnungsdienst
Security Service



Strassen Erlaubnis - Curfew Street Permit



Strassen Erlaubnis - Curfew Street Permit
Occupied City



Airport Worker - Zaventem, Belgium
Occupied Airport


Volkssturm Armbands






Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm



Volkssturm




State Organization Armbands






State Service Armband



State Service Armband



State Service Armband



Customs Armband



Customs Armband



Reich Justice Administration Armband



German Clergy Armband



Commissioner of Business Leader



Rundfunk - State Broadcasting Service



Tagespresse - Daily Newspaper



Postal Service Armband



Postal Service Armband



Postal Service Armband



Postal Service Armband



Postal Service - East Territories - Armband



Postal Protection Service Armband



Strassenbahn Armband
Streetcar Service



Strassenbahn Armband
Streetcar Service



Strassenbahn Armband
Streetcar Service



Strassenbahn Armband
Streetcar General Inspection Service



RVK Melder
Reichs Defense Commision Messenger



Industrie



Forest Police Service



Forest Administration



Forest Service Fire Watch



Deutsch Jagerschaft




State Sport/Olympic Organization Armbands






DRL/NSRL Sports Leader



1936 DRL/NSRL - Olympic Organizer



1936 Olympic Interpreter - English



1936 Olympic Interpreter - French



1936 Olympic Interpreter - Swedish



1936 Olympic Interpreter - English & French



1936 Olympic Official



1936 Olympic Staff



1936 Olympic Steward



1936 Olympic Medic



1936 Olympic Measurement Official



1936 Olympic Referee



1936 Olympic 18 Klm Race Official



1936 Olympic 50 Klm Race Official



1936 Olympic Broadjump Official


State Security & Assistance Service Armbands






Sicherheits-u. Hiltsdieust
Security and Assistance Armband



Sicherheits-u. Hiltsdieust
Security and Assistance Armband



Sicherheits-u. Hiltsdieust
Security and Assistance Armband



Sicherheits=u. Hiltsdieust
RLB Security and Assistance Armband



Im Dienste Der Sicherheitspolizei
In service to the Security Police



Im Dienste Der Sicherheitspolizei
In service to the Security Police



Im Dienste Der Sicherheitspolizei
In service to the Security Police



SHD Feuerloschdienst
Security and Assistance Fire Service Armband




State Factory Security Service (WerkSchutz) Armbands






WerkSchutz
Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Albert Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Ardiewerk Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Bandeisenwalz Factory Security



WerkSchutz
BMW Factory Inspector



WerkSchutz
F R Bosch Factory Security



WerkSchutz
FAG-Kugelfischer Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Krupp Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Weserflugzeugbau Factory Security



WerkSchutz
Weserflugzeugbau Factory Security



HilfsWerkSchutz
Auxiliary Factory Security






State Fire Assistance Service Armbands






Hallenbrandwache
Municipal Fire Watch Armband



Pflicht Feuerwehr
Duty Fire Service Armband



Freiw. Feuerwehr
Homemade Volunteer Fire Service Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Gruppenführer
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Fahrermaschinist
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Maschinist
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Angriffstruppführer
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Angriffstruppmann
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Schlauchtruppführer
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Schlauchtruppmann
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Wassertruppführer
Fire Service Training Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Wassertruppmann
Fire Service Training Armband



Ordnungsmann
Fire Service Security Guard Armband



Feuerlöschpolizei - Gruppenführer




State Red Cross Armbands






Red Cross Armband



Red Cross Armband



Red Cross Armband
Russeina



Red Cross Armband
Ortsgruppe Travemunde



Red Cross Armband
Koln



Red Cross Armband
Jena



Red Cross Armband
Kreis



Red Cross Armband
Shwerin W.



Red Cross Armband
Blomberg



Red Cross Armband
Pinneberg



Red Cross Volunteer Armband
Halle



Red Cross Armband
Lauenburg



Red Cross Pharmacist Armband



Red Cross Midwife Armband




State Air Protection Group (RLB) Armbands






RLB Senior Officer Armband - 1st style



RLB Senior Officer Armband - 1st style



RLB Officer Armband - 1st style



RLB Officer Armband - 1st style



RLB Armband - 1st style



RLB Officer Armband - 2nd style



RLB Officer Armband - 2nd style



RLB Armband - 2nd style



Reichs LuftschutzBund Armband



Ubungsleiter
RLB Instructor Armband



Entgiftungstrupp
RLB Decontamination Service - 1st Type



Entgiftungstrupp
RLB Decontamination Service - 2nd Type


State Air Defense Service (Luftschutz) Armbands






Luftschutz Civil Defense Armband



Luftschutz Civil Defense Armband



Luftschutz Sicherheits- und Hilfsdienst
Security and Assistance



Luftschutz Betriebsluftschutzführer Armband



Luftschutz Betriebsluftschutzführer Armband



Luftschutz Stellvertretender Betriebsluftschutzführer Armband



Luftschutzwart Armband



Luftschutz Civil Defense Armband
Local (City Level) Armband



Luftschutz Civil Defense Armband
Street Leader Armband



Luftschutz Civil Defense Armband
Street Leader Armband



Luftschutz Service - Reichsautobahn



Wasserstrassenluftschutz
Waterways Air Security



Luftschutz Polizei Messenger



Luftschutz Decontamination Armband



Luftschutz Auxiliary Armband



Luftschutz Auxiliary Armband



Luftschutz Worker Armband



Luftschutz Worker Armband



Luftschutz Worker Armband - Stadt Schaffenburg



Party member assigned to the Luftschutz



Party member assigned to the Luftschutz



Party member assigned to the Luftschutz



Party member assigned to the Luftschutz



Party member assigned to the Luftschutz


State Factory Air Defense Service (Werkluftschutz) Armbands






Werkluftschutzleiter



Stellvertretender Werkluftschutzleiter



Stellvertretender Werkluftschutzleiter



Werkluftschutz
Factory Air Protection Service



Werkluftschutz
Factory Air Protection Service



Werkluftschutz Factory Security


State Luftschutz/Werkluftschutz Special Function Armbands






Air Raid Warden Leader



Air Raid Warden Leader



Air Raid Warden



Special Detail Leader



Special Detail



Special Detail



Firefighter Leader



Firefighter



Senior Medical Personnel



Medical Personnel



Medical Personnel



Medical Personnel



Messenger Leader



Messenger



Messenger



Messenger



Telephone Operator



Telephone Operator



Crowd Control Leader



Crowd Control Leader



Crowd Control



Observer Leader



Observer



Observer



Doorman



Recovery Service Leader



Recovery Service



Decontamination Service Leader



Decontamination Service



"Blue"



"White"



"Purple"




State Technical Emergency Service (TeNo) Armbands






Teno Armband



Teno Armband



Teno Armband



Teno Armband



Teno Armband




State Organization Todt Armbands






Organisation Todt Armband



Organisation Todt Officer Armband



Organisation Todt Officer Armband



Organisation Todt NCO Armband



Organisation Todt Armband



Organisation Todt NCO Armband



Organisation Todt NCO Armband



Organisation Todt NCO Armband



Organisation Todt Armband



Organisation Todt Armband



Organisation Todt Armband



Organisation Todt Armband



Organisation Todt Armband



Organisation Todt non-uniformed Armband



Organisation Todt non-uniformed Armband



Worker for Organisation Todt



Bau-u Stortrupps - Construction Brigade



Bau-u Stortrupps - Construction Brigade



Work Crew Leader in Occupied Country



Work Crew Leader in Occupied Country



Strassenbau
Road Construction



Reichs Autobahnen
Highway Maintenance



Reichs Autobahnen
Highway Maintenance




State Railroad Service (Reichbahn) Armbands






German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways Armband



German National Railways - East



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Reichbahn
In service to the National Railways



Im Dienst Der Deutschen Reichbahn
In service to the National Railways



Railways Assistance Armband



Railways Medical Officer Armband



Railways Motor Vehicle Service



Railways Transport Leader Armband



Railways Station Officer



Railways Station Officer



Railways Station Officer



Railways Station Officer



Railways Station Officer



Bahnhofswache
Railway Station Guard



Bahnhofswache
Railway Station Guard



Werkschutz Reichsbahn
Railway Security



Railways Station Patrol



Railways Firefighter Leader



Railways Firefighter



Bhf.O.
Railways Station Guard Officer



Loschzug
Railways Cargo Handler



Rangreleiter
Switch Operations Leader



ZugBegleitung
Train Escort Personnel



Transport-Begleit-Kdo
Bridge Equipment Escort Personnel



Transport-Begleit-Kdo
Bridge Equipment Escort Personnel



Railways Station Officer Service



Railways Construction Personnel



Railways Party Member



Eisenbahn
DR Service Member Armband



Dienstfrau
DR Service Armband



Königliche Eisenbahndirektionen (K.E.D.) - Coln
1909-1924



Soviet POW Laborers Armband



Soviet POW Laborers Armband



Soviet POW Laborers Armband



Conscript Laborers Armband



Railways POW Laborer


State Miscellaneous Armbands






Airport Worker - Rhein-Main



Harbor Pilot Armband



Verein für Deutsche Kulturbeziehungen im Ausland
Association for German cultural relations abroad



Verein für Deutsche Kulturbeziehungen im Ausland
Association for German cultural relations abroad



DAOV - German Work Victims Welfare



Der Deutsche Automobil-Club



Der Deutsche Automobil-Club



Der Deutsche Automobil-Club
Rally Event Referee



Oberste Nationale Sportskommission
Motor Racing Governing Body



Deutscher Radfahrer-Verband



Deutscher Radfahrer-Verband



Deutscher Radfahrer-Verband



Deutscher Kolonial Bund



Nibelungenhalle Berwaltung
Richard Wagner Shrine Manager



Nibelungenhalle Lautsprecherdienst
Richard Wagner Shrine Loud Speaker Service



Vaterlandischer Hilfsdienst 1916-19






Early Veteran Organization Armbands






Soldier's Council - 1919



Munich Freikorps - 1919



Stahlhelm (1918-33 - integrated into the SA)
Worn 1930/33



Stahlhelm (1918-33 - integrated into the SA)
Worn 1932/33



Kyffhauserbund - 1900-33
Kreisfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1900-33
Beirats- und Ehrenmitglieder der Kreisverbande



Kyffhauserbund - 1900-33
Kameradschaftsfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1900-33
Beirats- und Ehrenmitglieder der Kameradschaften



Kyffhauserbund - 1900-33
Member



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Bundesfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Stellvertretender der Bundesfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Stabsfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Abteilungslieter beim Bundesamt



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Mitglieter der Bundesleitung



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Oberlandesfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Landesfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Beirats- und Ehrenmitglieder der Landesverbande



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Stabsfuhrer der Landesverbande



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Bezirfsfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Beirats- und Ehrenmitglieder der Bezirfsverbande



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Kreisfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Beirats- und Ehrenmitglieder der Kreisverbande



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Kameradschaftsfuhrer



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Beirats- und Ehrenmitglieder der Kameradschaften



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Member



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Fencing Instructor



Kyffhauserbund - 1933-38
Shooting Instructor


Nationalsozialistisches Reichskriegerbund (NSRKB - 1938-45) Veteran Organization Armbands






Reichskriegerfuhrer



Stellvertretender der ReichsKreiskriegerfuhrer



Stabsfuhrer bei der Reichskriegerfuhrung



Abteilungslieter bei der Reichskriegerfuhrung



Mitglieter bei der Kreiskriegerfuhrung



Lieter der Kinderund und Waisen



Gaukriegerfuhrer



Kreiskriegerfuhrer



Haumpamtlieter



Kriegerkameradschaftsfuhrer



Mitglieter der Beirats



Mitglieter



Flag Bearer



Fencing Instructor



Shooting Instructor



Shooting Instructor



Armband with Gold Honor Badge



Armband with Silver Honor Badge


Nationalsozialistische Kriegsopferversorgung (NSKOV - 1934-45) Veteran Welfare Organization Armbands






Leader Armband
Gau Bayreuth



Leader Armband
Gau Berlin



Leader Armband
Gau Hessen-Nassau



Leader Armband
Gau Munchen-Oberbayern



Leader Armband
Gau Ost-Hannover



Leader Armband
Gau Ostpreussen



Leader Armband
Gau Pommern



Leader Armband
Gau Wien





Member Armband
Gau Baden



Member Armband
Gau Bayerischer-Ostmark



Member Armband
Gau Bayreuth



Member Armband
Gau Berlin



Member Armband
Gau Danzig



Member Armband
Gau Dusseldorf



Member Armband
Gau Essen



Member Armband
Gau Halle-Merseburg



Member Armband
Gau Hamburg



Member Armband
Gau Hessen-Nassau



Member Armband
Gau Karnten



Member Armband
Gau Koblenz-Trier



Member Armband
Gau Koln-Aachen



Member Armband
Gau Kurhessen



Member Armband
Gau Kurmark



Member Armband
Gau Magdeburg-Anhalt



Member Armband
Gau Mainfranken



Member Armband
Gau Mecklenberg



Member Armband
Gau Moselland



Member Armband
Gau Munchen-Oberbayern



Member Armband
Gau Niederdonau



Member Armband
Gau Niederschlesien



Member Armband
Gau Oberdonau



Member Armband
Gau Oberschlesien



Member Armband
Gau Ost-Hannover



Member Armband
Gau Ostpreussen



Member Armband
Gau Pommern



Member Armband
Gau Pfalz-Saar



Member Armband
Gau Rheinpfalz



Member Armband
Gau Saarland



Member Armband
Gau Saarpfalz



Member Armband
Gau Sachsen



Member Armband
Gau Salzburg



Member Armband
Gau Schlesien



Member Armband
Gau Schleswig-Holstein



Member Armband
Gau Schwaben



Member Armband
Gau Steiermark



Member Armband
Gau Sud-Hann-Braunschweig



Member Armband
Gau Sudetenland



Member Armband
Gau Tirol-Vorarlberg



Member Armband
Gau Turingen



Member Armband
Gau Unterfranken



Member Armband
Gau Wartheland



Member Armband
Gau Weser-Ems



Member Armband
Gau Westfalen-Nord



Member Armband
Gau Westfalen-Sud



Member Armband
Gau Westmark



Member Armband
Gau Wien



Member Armband
Gau Wurttemberg



NSKOV Armband




Foreign Fascist Party Armbands






Austrian Vaterland Front Armband



Austrian Vaterland Front Youth Assistance Service Armband



Austrian Red Cross Armband



Austrian Deutsche Nationalsozialistische Arbeiterpartei Anschluss Armband



Austrian Deutsche Nationalsozialistische Arbeiterpartei Anschluss Armband



Austrian Kriegerverien - Tarrenz Armband



Austrian Der Kampfring der Deutschösterreicher im Reich Armband



Austrian Sozialdemokratische Arbeiterpartei Österreichs Armband



Belgium Rexist Party Armband



Belgium Rexist Party Armband



Belgium Rexist Party Armband



Belgium Rexist Party Armband



British Union of Facists Armband



British Imperial Fascist League



Czech Sudetendeutsche Partei Armband



Czech Sudetendeutsche Partei Leader Armband



Danmarks Nationalsocialistiske Arbejderparti Armband



Danmarks Nationalsocialistiske Arbejderparti Youth Armband



Danish National Sozialsisce Deeutsche Arbeiterpartei Armband



Danish National Sozialsisce Deeutsche Arbeiterpartei Armband



Dutch Nationale Jeugdstorm



Dutch Nationale Jeugdstorm



Dutch TeNo Armband



Dutch NSB Landwacht



Flemish Boeren-Wacht



Flemish Boeren-Wacht



Flemish VNV National Legion



Flemish VNV Landmacht



Flemish VNV Auxiliary Brigade



Flemish NSJV Armband



French Croix-de-Feu - early



French Croix-de-Feu - early



French Croix-de-Feu



French Croix-de-Feu



French Croix-de-Feu



French PPF - Parti Populaire Français



French RNP - Rassemblement National Populaire - Collaborationist Party



French RNP - Rassemblement National Populaire - Collaborationist Party



Hungarian Arrow Cross Party Armband



Hungarian Arrow Cross Party Armband



Hungarian Arrow Cross Deportation Squad



Iceland National Socialist Party Armband



Iceland National Socialist Party Armband



Iceland National Socialist Party Armband



Italian Partito Nazionale Fascista Armband



Italian Opera Nazionale Balilla Armband



Italian Opera Nazionale Balilla Youth Armband



Netherlands Nationaal-Socialistische Nederlandsche Arbeiderspartij Armband



Netherlands Nationaal-Socialistische Nederlandsche Arbeiderspartij Armband



Norwegian NS Unghird (Youth) Armband



Norwegian Nasjonal Samling Armband



Norwegian NS Rikshird Armband



Portugal Mocidade Portuguesa Armband



Portugal Portuguese Legion Headquarters Armband



Portugal Portuguese Legion Officer Armband



Portugal Portuguese Legion Armband



Slovakia Hlinka Guard Leader Armband



Slovakia Hlinka Guard Armband



Swedish NSAP Armband



US German-American Bund Armband


Youth Auxiliary Armbands






Belorussian Youth Auxiliary
Issued & worn



Estonian Youth Auxiliary
Not Issued



Lativan Youth Auxiliary
Not Issued



Lithuanian Youth Auxiliary
Not Issued



Ukrainian Youth Auxiliary
Issued & worn



Russian Flakhelpers Armband


Resistance Movement Armbands






Belgium Resistance Armband



Danish Resistance Armband



Dutch Resistance Armband



Dutch Resistance Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Partisan) Armband



French Resistance (Maquis) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Maquis) Armband



French Resistance (Communist) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



French Resistance (Maquis) Armband



French Resistance (Partisan) Armband



French Resistance (Forces Françaises de l'Intérieur) Armband



Nationalkomitee Freies Deutschland (NKFD) Armband



Italian Resistance Armband



Polish Resistance Armband



Polish Resistance (Wojsko Polskie - Polish Army) Armband



Polish Resistance (Wojsko Polskie - Polish Army) Armband



Polish Resistance (Wojsko Polskie - Polish Army) Armband



Polish Resistance (Wojsko Polskie - Polish Army) Armband



Polish Resistance (Armia Krajowa - Home Army) Armband



Polish Resistance (Armia Krajowa - Home Army) Armband



Polish Resistance (Armia Ludowa - People's Army) Armband



Polish Resistance (Bataliony Chopskie - Peasants Battalions) Armband



Polish Resistance (Bataliony Chopskie - Peasants Battalions) Armband



Polish Resistance (Wojskowa Sluzba Kobiet - Women's Military Service) Armband



Polish Resistance (Ludowy Zwiazek Kobiet - Peoples Union of Women) Armband


Judenlaw, Getto, and Concentration Camp Armbands






"Jude" Jewish Armband



Jewish Armband



Jewish Armband



Jewish Armband - Belgium



Jewish Armband - Belgium



Jewish Armband - Croatia



Jewish Armband - Croatia



Jewish Armband - France



Jewish Armband - Germany



Jewish Armband - Germany



Jewish Armband - Greece



Jewish Armband - Hungary



Jewish Armband - Lithuania



Jewish Armband - Poland



Jewish Armband - Silesia



Jewish Armband - Slovakia



Jewish Armband - Yugoland






Jewish Nurse - Belgium



Jewish Camp Doctor



Polish Political Prisoner Armband



Jehovahs Witness Prisoner Armband



Jewish Forced Laborer Armband



Blockältester Armband



Jewish Oberkapo Armband



Jewish Kapo Armband








Blockältester - Auschwitz Concentration Camp



Jewish Forced Laborer Armband - Bobrka ghetto



Jewish Forced Laborer Armband - Boryslav ghetto



Jewish Armband - Drzewica ghetto



Jewish Altestenrat (Elders Council) Armband - Kovno ghetto



Jewish Block Leader Armband - Kovno ghetto



Jewish Construction Advisor Armband - Kovno ghetto



Jewish Construction Worker Armband - Kovno ghetto



Jewish Construction Medic Armband - Kovno ghetto



Jewish Stretcher Bearer Armband - Kovno ghetto



Jewish Airport Orderly Armband - Kovno ghetto



Jewish Armband - Krakow ghetto



Jewish Inspection Unit Armband - Lodz ghetto



Jewish Deputy Lagerältester Armband - Lublin Concentration Camp



Kapo Armband - Lublin Concentration Camp



Jewish Forced Laborer Armband - Lvov ghetto



Jewish Judenrat (Jewish Council) Armband - Majdanek ghetto



Jewish Judenrat (Jewish Council) Armband - Plaszow ghetto



Camp Police Armband - Ravensbruck Concentration Camp



Work Detail Armband - Ravensbruck Concentration Camp



Jewish Supervisor Armband - Sommerda Labor Camp



Jewish Forced Laborer Armband - Stanislawow ghetto



Camp Inmate Armband - Terezin Concentration Camp



Camp Inmate Armband - Terezin Concentration Camp



Camp Inmate Armband - Terezin Concentration Camp



Political Prisoner Armband - Terezin Concentration Camp



Political Prisoner Armband - Terezin Concentration Camp
anotated by survivor with prisoner number and transient camps



Camp Medic Armband - Terezin Concentration Camp



Jewish Armband - Trembowla ghetto



Jewish Armband - Vilna ghetto



Jewish Getto Police Armband - Warsaw ghetto



Joodsche Raad (Jewish Council) Armband - Westerbrok Tansit Camp



Hospital Staff Armband - Westerbrok Tansit Camp



Dentist Armband - Westerbrok Tansit Camp











Red Cross worker assigned to Auschwitz after liberation



Red Cross worker assigned to Dachu after liberation



Administrative worker assigned to Terezin after liberation


Miscellaneous & Unknown Armbands






German Communist - Red Brigade - Armband



Unknown Armband



LuchtBescherming (Air Protection) - Flanders Town of Knokke



Unknown Armband



Unknown Armband



Kaai Dienst - Dock Services Antwerp



Beurlaubt - On Leave