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    [–] Help on flag Schutzstaffel1933 -1 points ago in Militariacollecting

    To me, it appears to be a copy of the blutfahne “Blood Flag”. The blood flag was one of the sacred objects of the third Reich, and there’s a pretty interesting story that comes with it. During Hitler’s beerhall putsch, him and his fellow Nazis came into contact with a group of policemen. Both parties opened fire on each other, and supposedly the bearer of the flag was killed during the action, and his blood splattered all over the flag. That’s how the name blutfahne came to be.