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German Cap Badges

In the two sections below you find German Cap Badges for:
Waffen-SS, Luftwaffe, Army, Police, Diplomatic, Railway and many more!


According to a writing by Reichsf├╝hrer-SS Heinrich Himmler the Totenkopf had the following meaning: "The Skull is the reminder that you shall always be willing to put your self at stake for the life of the whole community."

In the early days of the NSDAP, Julius Schreck, the leader of the Stabswache (Adolf Hitler's bodyguard unit), resurrected the use of the Totenkopf as the unit's insignia. This unit grew into the Schutzstaffel (SS), which continued to use the Totenkopf as insignia throughout its history.