Hitler Youth Proficiency Badge
- Published: 24 February 2013 24 February 2013
- Last Updated: 24 February 2013 24 February 2013
(Leistungsabzeichen der Hitler Jugend)
Being a memer of Hitler Jugend and pass the tests which consisted of three parts: athletics, field exercises and political knowledge.
106.061 (bronze) + 217.093 (silver)
Estimated price (2009)
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HJ members awarded with the War Merit Cross 2nd Class and the Iron Cross 2nd Class for service during the air raids on Hamburg 1943
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It was awarded in three classes:
Silver (actually white metal).
A cloth version also existed.
The black class was discontinued and replaced by German Young People's Proficiency Badge.
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