(Goldenes Hitler Jugend Ehrenabzeichen)


Date Instituted

23 June 1934


* Member of the Nazi youth organisations prior to 2 Oct 1932
* 5 years of service in the Nazi organisations
It could also be awarded for merit

Number awarded


Estimated price (2009)

€ 120

Artur Axmann
(Courtesy of Allan Rose)

Oberleutnant Georg Grüner in France 1942
(Courtesy of Bundesarchiv/Wikimedia, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution ShareAlike 3.0 Germany)


Also known as Golden Hitler Youth Badge, Golder Hitler Youth Honour Badge and Golden Decoration of the Hitler Youth.

Photo courtesy of The Ruptured Duck

Sources used

Christopher Ailsby - World War 2 German medals and political awards
John R. Angolia - For Führer and Fatherland: Political & Civil awards of the Third Reich
David Littlejohn - Orders, decorations, medals and badges of the Third Reich
Detlev Niemann - Price Guide Germany 1871-1945 (2009)