WWII GERMAN HITLER YOUTH ROMMEL BANNER -
This is a banner that was made in a Hitler Youth camp. It is of two piece construction where two banners have
been sewn together. These are hand made banners. Not mass produced. The story is that the GI who brought
them back found them on a Hitler Youth camp. They were inside a building hanging from the hand rail of a
set of stairs. Every banner hanging there was unique and celebrated a different aspect of the German culture.
Erwin Johannes Eugen Rommel, 15 November 1891 – 14 October 1944, popularly known as the Desert Fox, was a famous
German Field Marshal of World War II. He is regarded as one of the greatest generals in military history.
This page is a recognition and identification guide for WWII Hitler Youth items. Multiple
detailed photos of a specific sample are provided. Descriptions point out clearly defined points
that should be noted.
One of the most commonly asked questions is "How much is my WWII Hitler Youth collectible worth?". A price
guide is included here to address this question. The value of the badges and awards is reviewed
over a period of several years. A trend can be observed. The present worth of the German
badges in the collector's market is illustrated.
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The front of the banner shows a tank with the name Rommerl just behind it. The tank is beautifully executed,
in great detail.
The other side of the banner shows a single white runne over a black background. This was the logo for the
This belt buckle is currently being
reproduced. It is becoming more difficult to
be able to tell the fake ones from the real ones because the quality of the reproductions is improving.
The collector must become familiarized with the construction style and materials employed in the
manufacturing of this badge. Attention to the details is critical in order to be able to determine
the authenticity of the badge.
If you have an interest is seeing other Hitler Youth items, you can do so by going
to our WWII Hitler Youth Collectibles