ABSOLUTELY MINT ORIGINAL THIRD REICH

GERMAN LABOR FRONT ORTSGRUPPE PARTY BANNER

FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE FOR AUTHENTICITY

item # FL - 206

 

the train station of Hamm on the first days of April 1945

On 1 April 1945 the U.S. First and Ninth Armies linked up at Lippstadt, cutting off a third of a million German troops in the Ruhr area. The U.S. First Army took Hamm on April 4, 1945. Hamm is located 40 miles Northeast of Essen in Westphalia which is part of the Ruhr region, the heart of Germany’s heavy industry (i.e. Krupp). Because of the importance of this region the civilian population suffered a lot from the heavy allied bombing from 1942 until March of 1945. The 8th USAAF dropped more than 11.000 tons of bombs on Hamm in March of 1945 alone, costing a lot of civilian casualties, especially among the forced laborers in town.

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ABSOLUTELY MINT ORIGINAL THIRD REICH

GERMAN LABOR FRONT ORTSGRUPPE PARTY BANNER

FULL MONEY BACK GUARANTEE FOR AUTHENTICITY

Here is the rare opportunity to purchase an original 54-1/3 x 47-1/4 inch or 1380x1200mm double sided flag which has been the official Ortsgruppe banner of the Deutsche Arbeitsfront (DAF or German Labor Front), the Nazi worker's organization for the western district of the town Hamm in Westphalia. The flag has silver fringes on three sides, the fourth side contains five original nickel plated rings plus one safety hook where it was attached to the pole. This type of flag is also documented in the Organisationsbuch der NSDAP that we have also listed for sale on this websiteThe flag was taken down by a GI of the 1st US Army that took Hamm on 4 April 1945. He shipped it home as a war souvenir and it was kept in a dry safe place in the family home ever since! The flag is in splendid condition and comes with a full money-back guarantee for authenticity. This is the best original Ortsgruppe flag you will ever find, it is absolutely flawless (except four pin size moth holes)! Making this flag must have been very labor intense as all multi-piece components of this double sided flag are sewn on, not printed on!

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GERMAN LABOR FRONT ORTSGRUPPE PARTY BANNER

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