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Arm Shield Identification Guide

This is an identification guide for the different Arm Shields worn by Foreign Volunteers 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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Legion Volontaire Francais
Infanterie-Regiment 638 France



Flemish Legion
Attached to WehrMacht
1st pattern



Flemish Legion
Transferred to Waffen SS
2nd pattern



Walloon Legion
SS Panzer Division - Wiking



Spanish Blue Division
Infanterie-Divison 250



Croatian Volunteers
Infanterie-Divison 369 or SS Kroatische Nr 1
1st pattern



Croatian Volunteers
Infanterie-Divison 369 or SS Kroatische Nr 1
2nd pattern



Croatian Volunteers
Infanterie-Divison 369 or SS Kroatische Nr 1
3rd pattern



Ukrainian Volunteers
SS Freiwilligen Division "Galizien"



Ukrainian Liberation Army
SS Ukrainische Nr 1



Georgia Volunteers in the WehrMacht



North Caucasia Volunteers
1st pattern



North Caucasia Volunteers
2nd pattern



Terek Cossack Volunteer Unit
1st pattern



Terek Cossack Volunteer Unit
2nd pattern



Kuban Cossack Volunteer Unit



Siberian Cossack Volunteer Unit
1st pattern



Siberian Cossack Volunteer Unit
2nd pattern



Russian Army of Liberation



Latvian Volunteers
SS Lettische Nr 1
1st pattern



Latvian Volunteers
SS Lettische Nr 1
2nd pattern



Latvian Volunteers
SS Lettische Nr 1 or Nr 2
3rd pattern



Armenian Volunteers in the WehrMacht
812th Armenian Battalion



Aserbaijani Volunteers
804-807th & 817-820th Battalion
1st pattern



Aserbaijani Volunteers
804-807th & 817-820th Battalion
2nd pattern



Turkestani Volunteers in the WehrMacht
1st pattern



Turkestani Legion Volunteers
Infanterie-Divison 162
2rd pattern



Turkestani Legion Volunteers
Infanterie-Divison 162
3rd pattern



Free India Legion Volunteers
Infanterie-Regiment 950



Free Arab Legion Volunteers in the WehrMacht



Don Cossack Volunteers
Nr. 2 Kosaken-Division
1st pattern



Don Cossack Volunteers
Nr. 2 Kosaken-Division
2nd pattern



Don Cossack Volunteers
Nr. 1 Kosaken-Division Supply Troops



Hungarian Volunteers in the WehrMacht



Holland
SS Panzer Division - Wiking
1st pattern



Holland
SS Panzer Division - Wiking
2nd pattern



Denmark
SS Panzer Division - Wiking



Norway
SS Panzer Division - Wiking



Finland
SS Panzer Division - Wiking
1st pattern



Finland
SS Panzer Division - Wiking
2nd pattern



Albanian Volunteers
SS Albanische Nr 1



Estonia
SS Panzer Abteilung 11
1st pattern



Estonia
SS Panzer Abteilung 11
2nd pattern



Estonia
SS Panzer Abteilung 11
3rd pattern



Estonia
SS Panzer Abteilung 11
4th pattern



England
SS Panzer Abteilung 11
1st pattern



Great Britain
SS Panzer Abteilung 11
2nd pattern



Italienische Freiwilligen Legion
Italienische Nr 1



Lithuanian Volunteers in the WehrMacht



Crimean Tartar Volunteers in the SS



Volga Tartar Volunteers in the SS
1st pattern



Volga Tartar Volunteers in the SS
2nd pattern



Volga Tartar Volunteers in the SS
3rd pattern



Kaminski Brigade
SS Russische Nr 1



Schutzmannschaft Brigade Sieling
SS Weissruthenische Nr 1