Luftwaffe badge

Museum Work

Resource TypeObjects
Date of Creation1939-1945
GenreCurrency, Medals & Militaria;Nazism & Propaganda
Object ID1993.031.001
Previous NUmber93.07.0147
Place of CreationGermany
DescriptionLuftwaffe eagle with swastika in white or grey thread embroidered on grey or green cloth
Materials/Techniquesembroidered cloth
ProvenanceGifted to the Vancouver Holocaust Education Centre in 1993 by Joe Leibl. 

The donor served in the Canadian Army during the Second World War. He acquired the badge from the uniform a German pilot who had been taken as a prisoner of war. 
Legal Statuspermanent collection
Credit LineCourtesy of Joe Leibl