Military patch of WWII collaborationist Belgian-Flemish Waffen-SS Volunteer Legion
Lot #: 70546

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Armshield badge of Flemish (Belgian) volunteers in the Flemish Volunteer Legion of the Waffen-SS, 1941-43. This is the seldomly encountered thick, woven version of the sleeve shield (with the paper template inside), which characterizes the shields of the early years of the Legion. The Legion initially served on the Leningrad front, in November 1941, and when re-organized in 1943 as the Volunteer Assault Brigade "Langemark", it fought in the Ukraine.


Product Tags: Belgian, Flemish Militaria - cloth militaria, WWII/Holocaust & Collaboration and Militaria from Belgium, Flanders and from World War II, 20th Century, 1940s