LW Tatigkeits abzeichen fur Luftnachrichtengerat (Trade Patch for Signals equipment branch personell of the Luftwaffe)

The badge consists of a roughly, 50mm diameter Luftwaffe blue/grey wool construction base with machine embroidered, dual, crossed, serrated, downward pointing "lightning bolts" over a cogged wheel in silvery/grey rayon threads


On entering Luftwaffe service EM/NCO personnel were assigned and trained for a specific trade or military function. On successful completion of the appropriate training, personnel were issue a distinctive trade specialty badge to be worn on the lower left sleeve of the service tunic and the flight and field blouses as identifying insignia with a couple of exceptions. The original trade badges were introduced in May 1935 and were supplemented with additional badges prior to and early in the war. In all the Luftwaffe utilized no fewer then thirty-nine assorted trade specialty badges.

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