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Party Organization Trade & Speciality Patch Identification Guide

This is an identification guide for the different Trade, Speciality, and Proficiency patches worn by Party 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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Political Leader Insignia Patches

Political Leader Insignia patches were worn on the left sleeve.




Stabswalter



NSBO Member



NSDAP Political Leader



Reichstag Fraktionsfuhrer



Auslandsorganisation Raute


Sturm Abteilung Speciality Patches

Sturm Abteilung Speciality patches were worn on the left lower sleeve.




Qualified Doctor - to July 1934



Qualified Dentist - to July 1934



Qualified Pharmacist - to July 1934



Qualified Signals Officer



Qualified Signals Other Ranks



Qualified Engineer



Qualified Doctor - July 1934-45



Medical Orderly



Qualified Dentist - July 1934-45



Qualified Pharmacist - July 1934-45



Qualified Veterinarian



SA Technical Instructor



SA Motor Unit Personnel - to May 1931



Graduate - Reichfuhrerschule






Nationalsozialistische Kraftfahr Krops Patches

NSKK patches were worn on the left lower sleeve.




Motorboat Unit Personnel



Qualified Driver - 1st pattern



Qualified Driver - 2nd pattern



Qualified Doctor



Medical Personnel



Qualified Dentist



Qualified Pharmacist



Motor Transport Master (right sleeve)



Driving Master (right sleeve)






Reichsarbeitsdienst Trade Patches

Reichsarbeitsdienst Trade patches were worn on the left lower sleeve.




Rad Detachment Administrative Personnel



Rad Administrative Staff Officer



Rad Administrative Staff Personnel



Planning Officer



Planning Personnel



Legal Branch Officer



Legal Branch Personnel



Doctor - 1st pattern



Medical Personnel - 1st pattern



Doctor - 2nd pattern



Medical Personnel - 2nd pattern



Bandmaster














>Deutsche Luftsports Verband Proficiency & Trade Patches

Deutsche Luftsports Verband Proficiency patches were worn on the left breast and Trade patches were worn on the left sleeve.




Glider Pilot - "A" Level Proficiency



Glider Pilot - "B" Level Proficiency



Glider Pilot - "C" Level Proficiency



DLV Emblem - Officer



DLV Emblem - Other Ranks



Flying Personnel



Driver



Balloonist



Technical Personnel






>Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps Trade Patches

Nationalsozialistisches Fliegerkorps Trade patches were worn on the left sleeve.




Glider Workshop Leader



Sailplane Workshop Leader



Sailplane Examiner 2nd Grade



Sailplane Examiner 1st Grade



Fee Balloon Pilot


Deutsches Jungvolk Unit & Speciality Patches

Deutsches Jungvolk patches were worn on the left sleeve.




Oberbann 1 member - to 1939



Oberbann 2 member - to 1939



Oberbann 3 member - to 1939



Oberbann 4 member - to 1939



Oberbann 5 member - to 1939



Oberbann 6 member - to 1939



Youth Bann Leader - to 1939



General DJ Member - 1939-45



DJ Staff Member - 1939-45



DJ in the NPEA - 1939-45



DJ Leader Korps - 1939-45



DJ Unit Leader - 1937-45



DJ District Leader - 1937-45



DJ Leader on District Staff - 1937-45



Senior DJ Leader on Reich Youth Leader Staff - 1937-45



Administrative Staff Personnel



First Aid Service Personnel














DJ & HJ Marine Rank Patches

HJ/DJ Marine Rank patches were worn on the upper right sleeve.




Hordenfuhrer (DJ) - Rottenfuhrer (HJM)



Oberhordenfuhrer (DJ) - Oberrottenfuhrer (HJM)



Jungenschaftsfuhrer (DJ) - Kameradschaftsfuhrer (HJM)



Oberjungenschaftsfuhrer (DJ) - Oberkameradschaftsfuhrer (HJM)



Jungzugfuhrer (DJ) - Scharfuhrer (HJM)



Oberjungzugfuhrer (DJ) - Oberscharfuhrer (HJM)


















Hitler Jugend Proficiencyt & Speciality Patches

Hitler Jugend Reichs Fuhrer Schule patches were worn on the upper right breast pocket. Awarded to the top 10-15% of graduates.




For the khaki uniform/tan shirt



For the navy blue uniform


Hitler Jugend patches were worn on the left sleeve.




Qualified Driver



Motor HJ Personnel



Vehicle Instructor



Motorized HJ Local Inspector



Motorized HJ District Inspector



Qualified Horseman



Signals Qualification "A"



Signals Qualification "B"



Signals Qualification "C"



HJ Marine Signalman - 1st pattern



HJ Marine Signals Qualification "A"



HJ Marine Signals Qualification "B"



HJ Flying Branch Personnel



HJ Adjutant



HJ Adjutant to Political Leadership Corps



HJ Doctor - 1st pattern



HJ Pharmacist



HJ Dentist



HJ Medical Orderly - 2nd pattern



HJ Senior Medical Orderly - 2nd pattern



HJ Doctor - 2nd pattern



HJ Unit Medical Orderly - 2nd pattern



HJ District Medical Orderly - 2nd pattern



HJ Member training with NSKK



HJ Firefighting Squad Member



HJ Luftwaffe Volunteer



Marine HJ Sea Sport Badge



Marine HJ Musician



Marine HJ Emblem