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Civilian Organization Trade & Speciality Patch Identification Guide

This is an identification guide for the different Trade patches worn by Civilian Organizations 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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Bahnschutz Speciality Patches

Bahnschutz Speciality patches were worn on the right lower sleeve. Patch regulations formally adopted in 1941.




Music Leader



Staff District Leader



Senior District Leader



Weapons Specialist Officer



Weapons Specialist - Other Ranks



Senior Administrative Personnel



Administrative Personnel



Dog Handler/Trainer



Senior Driver



Driver



Doctor



Senior Medical Personnel



Medical Personnel










Feuerwehr Position Patches

Feuerwehr Position patches were worn on the right lower sleeve.




Driver



Machinist with driving licence



Fire Engine Driver



Assistant District Leader



Under District Leader



Deputy District Leader


















Luftschutz Speciality Patches

Luftschutz Speciality patches were worn on the left lower sleeve.




SDH Fire Fighter



SDH Repair & Maintenance



SDH Veterinarian



SDH Decontamination Personnel



SDH Medical Personnel



Electrical



Water



Sanitation



Gas






Organization Todt Speciality Patches

Organization Todt Speciality patches were worn on the right lower sleeve. Patch regulations formally adopted in April 1942.




Mason



Carpenter



Steelworker



Machinist



Driver



Bricklayer



Mechanic



Musican



Medical Attendant



Signaller



Signals Girls Leader



Enlisted Signals Girls



Female Signaller Service Badge


Polizei Qualification Patches

Polizei Qualification patches were worn on the right lower sleeve.




Qualified Driver



Qualified Farrier



Qualified Signaller



Qualified Horseman



Qualified Medical Assistant


Riechbahn Trade Patches

Riechbahn Trade patches were worn on the left lower sleeve.




Carriage Service



Motor Coach Service



Track Maintenance Service



Shunting Service



Power Supple Service



Passenger Car Service



Locomotive Operational Service



Electrotechnical Service



Construction Service



Cargo & Passenger Traffic Service


TeNo Trade Patches

TeNo Trade patches were worn on the left lower sleeve.




General Branch Personnel



Civil Air Defense Personnel



Technical Branch Personnel



Emergency Service Personnel



Administrative Branch Personnel



Medical Branch Personnel



Musicians