Discuss shirts, jackets, Kletterjacke, tunics, shoes, skirts - indeed any clothing item not covered elsewhere within the Hitler Youth, Bund deutscher Mädel, Deutsches Jungvolk and Jungmädel uniform section
The area or district triangle (german: Gebietsdreieck) was an important organisational identifier worn on the uniforms of the Hitler Youth, Bund deutscher Mädel, Deutsches Jungvolk and Jungmädel and you can discuss this insignia here.
The specialists in the Hitler Youth, Bund deutscher Mädel, Deutsches Jungvolk and Jungmädel wore a large variety of insignia denoting their particular skills and appointments and these can be discussed here.
This is the forum for Hitler Youth, Bund deutscher Mädel, Deutsches Jungvolk and Jungmädel cloth insignia which doesn't fit into one of the other categories. Rank patches, achievement badge cloth patches, large and small cloth diamonds etc
The initial series of achievement badges were introduced in 1934 and included the HJ achievement badge in Eisen (black), bronze and silver with bronze and silver levels being introduced in the same year for the Bund deutscher Mädel. The Deutsches Jungvolk and Jungmädel achievement badges were introduced in 1935 and 1938 respectively and all can be discussed here.
Whether it's the Reichsjugendsportabzeichen, a badge from the Reichsjugendwettkämpfe or indeed any other badge presented for sporting achievement it can be discussed here along with the respective competitions.
There was a huge number and variety of these badges (german: Tagungsabzeichen) produced during the period commemorating events and rallies held by the Hitler Youth, Bund deutscher Mädel, Deutsches Jungvolk and Jungmädel. Show and discuss your badges here.
Both the Hitler Youth and the Deutsches Jungvolk had shooting proficiency badges in various classes ranging from the basic HJ and DJ shooting badges right up to the HJ Scharfschütze (sharpshooter)and HJ Meisterschütze (master shot) badge. The different badges and the procedures involved in achieving them are discussed here
Discussion of the Reich trades competition held between 1934 and 1939 and the Kriegsberufswettkampf of 1943/44. Discuss the various winners' badges Kreissieger, Gausieger and Reichssieger and the competition itself.
The Hitler Youth knife (HJ/DJ Fahrtenmesser der Hitlerjugend) was worn by the members of the Hitler Youth and the Deutsches Jungvolk. It went through various design changes over the years including the removal in 1938 of the motto 'Blut und Ehre'. Also discussed are the HJ Honour dagger (Ehrendolch) and NPEA daggers.
Mitgliedsausweis, K-Schein, Urkunde, Dienstkarte, Gesundheitspass, Versicherungskarte, promotion documents, Lagerausweis, sports certificates, Abnahmeberechtigung, Grundschein, Lehrschein, Sportausweis, Schiessbuch, Besitzzeugnis.. I could go on all day as there was so much paperwork but you get the idea.
Discuss Tents, Zeltbahn, torches, compasses, Feldscher equipment, marching equipment, tornister, water bottles, breadbags, musical instruments - indeed all equipment used by the formations of the Hitler Youth.
Discuss the German youth movements which pre-dated the HJ and which were later incorporated or simply dissolved. Discuss German youth organisations which co-existed with the HJ. Discuss youth groups opposed to the Hitler Youth.
Complete lists of Bann numbers for most years between 1933 to 1943 with their locations and the parent HJ Gebiet. Want to know which sleeve triangle/Gebietsdreieck goes with your HJ and DJ shoulder straps or indeed the other way around: which Bann or Jungbann numbers go with which triangle? Useful for checking BDM Untergau and JM Untergau numbers too.
The purpose of this forum is to combine our resources to compile a list of the Hitlerjugend, Bund Deutscher Mädel, Deutsches Jungvolk and Jungmädel units below the Bann, BDM-Untergau, Jungbann and JM-Untergau level. These lists contain HJ Gefolgschaft, BDM and JM Mädelgruppe, DJ Fähnlein. Streifendienst, Flieger-HJ, Marine-HJ units etc