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BY ^UTHORITV OF
'r
i n T E {. RESEARCH S C T I O n
Lonoon
1945
AUG 1946
to
HT^e.^^^'giTjf
TA
1. 3cr err 1 2V Appearance a) lesion ..,.,... b) Color 3 Display 4. Changes raid. Variatlona 5 Security rcasurca r 6 c Emblems and Tactical Symbols . SECTION I I ILLUSTRAIICNS 01' Cr&iju
DIVIGICVAL ETBIZ.'S
I I II Ill IV V VI
a  61 1
Introduction
62  7 1
'
,  ']
\ .
1 General
So far as is "mown almost every Gorman division has or
has had its own distinctive emblem, regardless of wether or
not it is displayed in the combat zone. Irior to 1942, emblem
designs and allocations were rather closely controlled, by tho
OKW but it is proscrtly evident that their choice and applica tion dopond suoo&t en/lirc'ly en the decision of divisional
comr.anclers, subject to approval by the GIC7 in order to avoid
duplications
Emblems form a practical rcthod of narhin.3 divisional
equipment, and are often used to deny numerical identification
of units. Another important reason for the widespread use of
emblems by Oernan divisions is their value as an element of
morale since they often trite on the importance of citations,
and are frequently selected with regards to the tradition,
exploits or hone station of the unit. They are proudly dis played, and divisional nrres, which arc permitted to pass the
censorship imposed on German newspapers, have often been
derived fron particularly characteristic designs.
2 a Appearance
a) Design
Emblems, in contrast to tactical symbols, are individual
designs alloted to specific units, and represent almost any**
thins that can be encountered in the way of pictorial represen tation. Although it was a pro1943 rule that panzer divisions
carried emblems baesd on variations of simple geometrical
designs or runic symbols, while infantry and other divisions
II
b) Color
The original conception of many Gcrrnan divisional
emblems called for the use of specific shades or the combination
of various colors, and this idea is still carried out in certain
cases. Generally ,howevor, the shortage of paint has reduced,
practical application to a single color within the range of the
six basic colors,
Yellow is the color of most panzer division emblems,
. . , , , , ..aMrltu
11
Mf! RSSIFlffl
4O
Tho identification of emblems has boon rendered some what difficult by the fact that they have been changed from
time to time with the object of confusing Allied Intelligence.
A widespread change of this kind was made at the end of 1942.
Although it would, therefore, seen? that pre1943 identifications
(as narked in section II) would servo little more than histo rical interests, it is by no means certain that some of these
emblems have not been reintroduced, particularly in the ca.se
of divisions of famous standing. In other instances the change
of emblem has coincided with the transfer of a division from
one theatre to another, and, more recently, with its conversion
or change of coi zander. Adaptation of new emblem designs are
still frequent but not as widespread as they were prior to
1944.
A rather elaborate and varying system of color and
design application to denote different divisional subunits by
arm or branch of service or numerical progression has been
3. 3ocu
VI
emblems, tactical symbols do not furnish clues towards divisio nal identifications as all units in the Gc.rman Array employ
uniform tactical symbols. If used in conjunction with a
divisional emblem, the tactical symbol is always distinctly
separated Iron it, and does not form part of its design. Only
the color of the symbol may, under certain conditions (see
paragraph 4) furnish information towards the numerical
designation of divisional subunits.
1 5 s 'i d
Introduction
The rttochod l i s t of I l l u s t r a t i o n s has been prepared in accordance with tLo fo.llcwin.:; principles: 1 All Gcrran divltiions are l i s t e d , and grouped in nun 3r iG r, 1 or ji er v; i th 1 n each c at c.3ory , D ivi s ions "v/ho s e status or existence ic Uiiccrt'iin ."..re n*grkod with * Only positive or reasonably cortrin orabloin Identifications are ^iven, but spaces for a l l divir.icii3 are provided to permit inclusions of newly id<:.ntifio3. is3iTUP. 2, Colunrn "a" contains reproductions of o currently in use, or i'3.:ntifle.i v;ith certainty as of the date 3lVen. Vv^ere precise dri\wi 1 1 . 3 0 could not be made with any flo^ree of accuracy, vsrbal descriptions arc included. 3*. Column "b" servos several purposes, and gives the
f o i l 0171115:
1. 'The old e n : b l < : v r . alongside the current design, particularly if the^chr.nT.e tool?: place in 1944, . o,r if i t Ir n t i l l in occasional use, 2A c i a i t ional Id ent 1 f i ed c ! es i^ns, not y ot fully confimed but ijosslblj" inJicatin.v a change, 3 . The prc^1943 eriblem, particularly if i t is believed to have boon superseded by a new one, 4, All spaces have been kept equal as far as practicable so that futuro asendrrjonts can be superimposed over existing entries, 5. Tho lfK:..ir:arhst1 col\ann contains, in a l l cases, the l c t e c t date on which jacli declsn had boon idontified, and infer nation concornicv1 colors. If evidence v/as not complete, thc CT.blor i? r.arkcd lfUnconf irr:odM B A^citicnal relevant Gxrla.nat^oris, as voll as divisional namos, aro also ^i here, 6, Tha follo'vviiiV abbreviations are used: D U , , Df.s?.~,n i.Tiidtoitifisd C U . , Color(s) unidentified B , , Cap bad;:o issued or cont err plated S . . Worn,on shouldor straps
7, For th.. cor.voijience of th^ u&or, blank spaces have 'b^^n inserted botween each cr1.tt.50ry of divisions, at the end of each 100 series of infantry divisions, and at the end Of t h i s section.
Division ElvisInns
Remarks
2 pz r iv
pr
ir
DO
Z
I z I iv
a) Jul 43
Yullow
4 I,
"iv
7
5 I
a) Jl 43
Yellow. Known as
"j&ren Div" because
of bear painted on
tan!: turrets in add
to div omblein.
") A ; T 44: Unconfirmed
a)
Yellow
b) pre1943
Yellow
6 I
iv
a) Jvl 43
Yellow
\ /7
Yellow
J
^
. .,..f
Biv2.fr ton
8 I?, Div
D .'.si 'iio nB _ Do si r
*_i>T Altornat
a) Jun
Dts in various colors, probably colors of subunits u) rraJul 43 Yellow
9 Pz Div
a) Get 44
JO
10 I s Div
a)
.4; Yellow
a) Jun 44 " a i t o IT and. black , k now n a a ~.ho s t M 3espenster Division" prc^Jul 43 Yellow b2) J u l 43 Jun 44 Vr.ryin.T. colors Yellow
14 1z Div
iiiH! J
ivisi
ion
; tun t b) Altmate a) Yollov;
fil
16
I Z IV
ul
U"
lo I z Div *
a) Jul 43
) J il 43 Yell
IV
) V71.it
i:i'Z:u
with v,
a) Get 43 'tellov; b) : r y 44 1) and 2 ) : Unconfirmed i) ,si.iltc of divl. contzzt jf Apr 44 for ncv; enblen unknown 43 ellow
21 Ir "?iv
22 I Tiv (Disbanded)
a) 1942 Yellovi
or
sjurr
Altornat
a) Jul
2? I z Div
l z Div
Yellow
,) or b) Unidentified
26 I z Div
vr
Xc. i 1 ov.T dGc i r n on b l a c k "round
21 1^_ i v
/7
Yclloi,
IK
C U S XlC S
V."hi t G or i n c omb i n a tions ofr various colors a on o t i n subunit s Called ffWindhund Div."
re
DO
Q *
1z
T 
a) Jun 44 V.'hitc. The German s t e e l helmet i s t h e trr,di~ tlon?.l : T M C : I of t h i s d ivir ion, the "track" lcslr:rj i s r, 1944 cJcl.it i o n .
ti
',.
'
Division
 i L + . O"
1 Currant
Jei
p) A.lUrnat<
r^
) Jul 44
/
O i.
(Soo r.lso:
pae 61)
Iz. T.\"R Div
. . . ^
\ j
j?hj basic enblcir la a circle represen ting; a cloc;; faco. A clock hand points to the hour, indicating the nur.ber of the subunit. The color of tho hand
denotes tho ty):o of subunit, accor d livr to r , . r ?. or 3 or vie o.
a) Cct 44
Varvin.3 colors, also
frcqu e nt ly observed
in opentop hoxason*
feO)
o)
TV^v
44
Yollow
(D
10 I z Gron I)iv
v
1
a) 1943
Yellow
'HI
ivleion
ront
15 Iz Iron Liv
\
A"
7 \".
X1
bj Aitorru nate
4
4
I
i
a) r.roArr './hit s, cont ainin.3 div or subunit comrrander's initial b) Jnn ^:4 Uncor.firmcd cLr.nT.G a) pro1943 Y a low
1: i z > ;
.17
,) J u l 43
\\ A
25 Iz Iron 2i
Yellow
29 l r Iron Tiv
,.
60 i?
IV
90 I z Cr;r Div
a)
y 44
1robably whito 0 RLpr csonts out lino of Sardinia where d i v i s i o n was roformod after i t s destruction in Tunisia.
a ;
! f ! r 'j
Division
. . " n i.'.ns
n \
n,
JlWfH A
a) b)
Fov 44 Whita Got 44 LA.E Monogram (as v;orn on s hou 1 de r G t r ap s) also used on vehicles
a) Oct 44
:
Yellow
ICLIZSI IVISION
. . . . B 11
is ion
5 ^ U Div _ 
T > T T ^''T T V
a; ^ar 43
Yellow
. _.
,I
7 SS V.tn IP ~ ?
a , ) pre1943
Yellow, lossibly
superseded by a new
design, but positive
identification is
not available.
a) Sop 43
Unconfirmed, although
this appears to be
the logical emblem
b) Au; 43
Unconfirmed
a) Oct 44
Hod windmill in
yellow square
b) pre~Mar 44
Yellow 3word
pointing
obliquely to
ri^ht under
a horse!s
head, DU
9 SS I z Div
HC::EL:3TAUF:.:I'
< 1
10 SS Iz Div
11 P5 IG Div
w i t h rirr ar;n v i a 3 i n . DU, C U
a) Doc 4 3
Unconfirmed
5
. .
10
Divisions
a) Current 12 SS I?, Div
KITLERJUGEND
Designs
to) Alternate
: ? v '; v ''
a) Jun 4
White
a) Jun 44
CU # Letter G is said
to stend for "
14 SS Inf Dlv
(Galician Vol
Division)
GALIZIEN
a))Jan 44
Galician lion .and
t hr Ge c rovms, all
yellov:, on blue
ground
Wi
15 SS Inf Div
(Latvian Vol
Division)
a) Unidentified
16 S3 IG Div EEICHSFUEHRiiJR
1)
a) Sep 44
White
b1) Oct 44
Unconfirmed
to2) Apr 44
Unconfirmed
2)
17 S3 IG Dlv
GCLTZ VON
BERLICKINGEN
a) Jul 44
Black design on
white shield
Div
16 S3 HCRST WE33EL
a) Unidentified
'
, i
D i v j ^ i C)^?
:.J
J'Z
a) Current
19 S3 Inf Div
(Latvian Vol
Division)
L.
;nc
b) Alternate
a) Unidentlfiod
a) Unidentified
22 SS Cav Div
a) Unidcntlfiod
a) Unidentified
.or;
Since their tactical :mplpymont differs from that
of iv T,Lr .round units, parachute formations have
cflnite tendoncloa to carry individual
oi blcrs fron cc pr.ny size up rather than to display
the c ! I visiona r.ar^in ;. HOT? over, those cubunit
:ar!:inys arc ucutil(ly based on the conrandcr!e
cr initial and are, therefore, subject to
v.ry frequent changes, they arc of temporary value
only, and he.vc been omitted fro^ this publication.
"T
1 Irra Div \ a) Doc 44
Green devil with red
trident on white
square
b) proApr 44
Black
a) Au~ 44
CU
" b . ) prer*Jun 44
White. Letter R for
RAMCKE, CO, Div
a) Jul 44
A stylised ca^lc
formed by the nunoral
3 and the letter S
(coriander's initial)
CU.
^ >
B
a) '3cp 44
Green on white, color
of comet's tail
varies according to
arr. or service
a) Unidentified
2 irra Div
(Destroyed)
Green
Devil, LU
Alt rn.it
6 Irra Div
7 xrrr. Div
a) Unidentified
5 t Li "lit Pi v i g i one:
rr.r 44 Jul 44 C U .Both crnblcna duly identified but i t is not certain which of the two is presently in use,, a) Unidentified b) prc1943
Yellow* Taken over from its Inf Div days together v;ith the nar.o "Sonncnrad. Div"
*!
j"
X'T"*
Divisions
23 Li:it Di V
T,.;r.:r
a) Jun 44
Whit : or black
depending on
background
I s l i t Dlv
a) Unidentified
4 ?
.TT
/ITT
1
r
a) k i ^ i ^ Unconfirmod b) 19 4?
Blaclv on white 'round, named: "spiolh&hnfodor Div" c,) Apr 44 irotably black and whito (Also reported v/ith 3 f i r trees) SlGniflcancc of 1( t t e r S not lrnown.
100
l i ;ht Div A
a) Unidentified
Ircbably black on
whit ^
a)
sweep on
roof next
to chirnoy,
DU
CU
a) Sop 44
Cross and outline
blaok lcavos and
acorns r.rcen,
background v.rhitc
.: 9 a

15
117 1; ht ?iv
0 Unld ;ntlflod
6. Mountain pivlslona
1 . f
called. "Honntior
Division11
White Edelweiss
v;it'i yellow center
Dlvlslom 2 rtn
:JV
:ii a
a) Currant
J) Alternate
a) T9?!3
Ah
.. lac k ^ o at ' 3 h e ad on red shield.
b)
CU
3 I'tn Div
/ / ; V
4 Ktn Tiv
Ii
Vr Ml i
/W
5 ' tn  i v
A
i
a)
44
Chamois and peaks yellow, background color unknown
_1
6 I'tn Liv
KG ad,
eindeer
:tn Div
s
a) 143
\
8 :
Div
a) pre1943 CU. Irobably replaced but more recent iden tification is notavailable.
17
b) Alternate
a) "riinchner Hindi" v/as emblem of 157 Res Div prior to conversion. Possibly still in use Tor traditional reasons.
dJ
7c Infantry rivi
1 Inf Liv
a) 1943
7 Inf Div
9 Inf Liv
13
ivinions 12 Inf Div
a) Current
a) Alternate
Remarks nmtt
i.edblueyellow
a) Unidentified
b) 1943
Reported for
14 PG Div prior
to conversion
a) I ar 4;
Blacl* on v/hite
(with red circular
border)
15
16 mf Div
a) Unidentified
b1) Oct 43
b2) Oct 43
Both designs (CU)
aESociated with
158 Res Div prior
to conversion
a) Mar 45
j . 7 Inf Div
Black on v/hite
18 Inf Div
a) Unidentified
1 9 Ii
a) Unidentified
18
SRemarks
CU, unconfirmed
.nf
a)
43
\ I !
V
Women's head,
a) Unidentified. b) rrel?43 : U
(Note: 26 Pz Div now
uses the revised embl
of the old 23 Inf Div
from which it origi nated.. See page 5/
a) pre1943
Sitting bear, black
24 Inf Div
26 Inf
v
Silhouette of Cologne cathedral, DU
a) Unidentified
b) preAus; 43
Blacko The called
"Dorn Division"
30 Inf Div
a) Dec 43
White bands on red
shield
a) Unidentified b) prel?43
Yellow
19
20
J"l V I S 10113
b) Alternate
Rumarlis a) Aii._4 CU Known as "Poramersche L6v/en Div" b) pre1945 CU a) Doc Blue design (representing river RHINE) on v/hite ground
34 Ir
:1V
W. I
J 35 Inf Div
V. /
iv
(Disbanded)
a V/hite lines
I I
a) 1 Pr o b ab ly w h i t e
44 Inf Tiv
a) April 44 Bluegreen with yellow ed^e and design. In center Yellow eagle on white shield.
X*ri
a
TV7O
44
b) 194
!nf Div
a) Uni denti f i ed
b) Mar 43
Ace of clubs, black,
was emblem of 157
Div prior to conversion.
lossibly still in use.
a) Unidentified
b) 3ey 43
Blue and white. Emblem
of 171 Res Div prior
to conversion. Possibly
still in use.
a) Get 44
Jreen tree on white
gr ound ( Emb1em of
48 Inf r ^ i
49 inf Div
50 Inf i
A
white
swastika
DU
52 Inf Tiv
(Destroyed)
a) pro1943
Black on white
b) pre1943
Unconfirmed
a) 1943
Black sword on
background of
varying color
\:...
22
!
Rercarkfl a) Cot 43
v* r ons
56 Inf Dlv
r) C irrsnt
b) Alternat
57
l l i f L\i.
Y
A
A A
58 Inf Div
<^m
61 Inf l;iv
pro1943
62 Inf Div
a) Jun 44 CU b) pr^Yellowa Then called "Kondscheln Div" a) May 44 White handgrenr.de on vehicle color
Iuf ~
"i U
23
b) Alternate
Remarks
a)
Bear with pipe, CU
a) 1943
glacier f Dli
71 Inf Div a) Fay White horses' heads on r^reen clover leaf with orange border
72 Inf Div
a) pre1943 Yellow
73 Inf Slv
75 Inf Div
a) prc1943 Yellow
76 Inf Div
a) Jun 43 Yellow
1 rM ^ ri^T
v v ?
24
I>ivislona
a) Current
b) Alternate
Remarks a) Unidentified
77
Div *
78 Inf Div
79 Inf Div
a) l^ar 43 CU
31 Inf Div
32 Inf Div
83 Inf Div
;4 Inf Div
24
Division
85 Inf Ply
a) Current
Dosi&na
b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Unidentified
36 Inf Div *
a) pri1945
CU
87 Inf
iv
a) Apr 43
CU
83 Inf
Blue clover leaf, DU 89 Inf Div
a) Unidentified
b) Ayr 44
Unconfirmed
a) Aur; 44
Black and white,
known as
IN',
Hufeisen Division
91 Irf Div
a) Unidentified
92 Inf Div
a) Jun 44
White
26
Designs b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Apr 43
Bayonet cutting
French border near
Givet, red and white
94 Inf Div
a) Sep 44
Black or white depen ding on background.
Had two crossed swords
prior to Stalingrad,
Referred to as
"Saohsen Division"
a) Unidentified
Inf Div
b)
V/hit
96 Inf Div
a) pre1943
CU
98 Inf Div
a) Oct 44
98 in form of a
white cat
a) Giii1 r u n t
b) Alternate a) Unidentified
n.
b) pre*lS'43
bellow
111 I n f Div
a) pre1943
Divisions
a) Current 1 . 2 2 Inf Div
b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Jan 44
Griffin's claw, CU.
Known as "Greif
Division"
a) pre1943
White
a) 1943
CU
b) 1943
White weasel
a) Jul 43
a) Unidentified
b) pre194^
V/hite and black
a) 1944
White and black
a) Unidentified
b) pre194;5
CU
$ H
;
; 28
L M
29
Divisions
134 InfDiv *
a) Current
\D) Alternate
a) Unidentified b) Jun 43 White with black insid lino. Emblem of 148 Re Div prior to converaio Possibly still in use a) Unidentified
159 Inf
a) Unidentified b) Jun 43 Slack and Wh i t e . Emblem of 157 Res Div prior to conversion, lossibly still in use*
a) 194;
1)
a) Jun 44 White on grey b~l) Oct 44 New unconfirmed design b2) preJun 44 Disused, rod & blue
30
V IT 1
Division 163 Inf Dlv Elks 3 head, D U
iurr ::
airaa b) Alternate
.u^
Remarks
a) 12!
cu
a) Sopt 43 "..'hite
DU
i 70 Inf Dlv
1943
..hite
a) Undated
clover
DL
h af,
1
a) Unidentified
b) Nov 43
CU, emblem of 182
Ron Div prior to
conversion
i l l i
30
. >
31
>.
H
Remarks
a) Ourrout1
airsna
ID) Altcrnat
a) unidentified
Jun
Unconfirmed b) I:ar 43 W h i t e , Euiblcm of 189 Res Div prior to conversion a) Unidentified
green or,k
leaves
DU
196 Inf Biv
a) 194; CU
a) 194;
3rp.
DU
a) Unidentified
1.: I
32 Division
Designs
c) Current b) Alternate
R;marks
a) Jan 44
O O
a) Unidentified
b) pro1943
White
203 Inf M v
p.) J u n
a)
x
212 Inf Dlv D n 4 1 1 a) pro194p
i Q CU, Represents
Fraucnkircho, Kunich.
.vision
a) Current
b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Unidentified
a ) Cot
V/hito
a) Unidentified
b)
Whito
n
j
P f! n tr 44225 Inf Liv
n!
a)
34
'1 vis ion 226 Inf Div Remarks a) Unidentified
o.) Current
b) Alternate
OO7
a) Unidentified b) pre1943
a) Doc 44
! i .HI
![
a) Unidentified b) prc1943
a) Unidentified
a) Jul 44
Yellow lions on
red shield. To longer
in operational use
f ,.
.:
.:v:.r
I
:
 :
35
Division
Designs
a) Current b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Unidentified
lv
a) Unidentified
a) Mar 43
Black on white
shield with
red border
< V:''
a) Unidentified
a) 194;
GU
253 I Hi' Di
.1
35
s i ".is
b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Uniclontificd b) preCU
a) Arr 43 White
o Inf Div
a) 194?
cu
Lorraine DU
a) Unidentified b) pro1943 CU
37
Division
263 Inf Div
Designs
, ) Current b) Alternate
a) o'un 44
White bunch of 3rapes
Known as
"vv'cintrauben Div'r
a) Unidentified
a) Jan 44
CU, Unconfirmed
Inf Liv
(destroyed)
a) Unidentified
a) Jul 43
White, Referred to
as "pferdekopf Div"
a) 1944
Unconfirmed
b) rrc1943
Blac]. on white
circle
26? Inf D
a) Unidentified
b) prc1943
White
37
V''Vil
L'Ut
a) A U
Blue and red
haratnors on
white Ghield
aj
Uttioe^.i; lea
a) Jul 44
*~> U f "Teissner
Schwerter" (plus
0onr;ander ' s init ial)
276
Inf D :
a) Unidentified
277 Inf
a) Jul 44
Slack church (repro s enti ng 31.S10 phen's
cathedral1 Vienna),
blue waves, on blue
bordered White circle
a) Sop 44
Black figure of lo^oranian grenadier (probably in redbordered white shield
39 Designs
b) Alternate
Current
Division
u)
282 Inf Div *
Htbl
1943
Not in operational
use
Two white
tulipfl in
red rectangle
DU
a) Jul 43
White
a) Jul 43
CU
b) 1943
Green leaf in red* bordered white shield.
Unconfirmed
a) 3ep 43
Black or blue circle
on white ground
a) 194j
Brown bear. Known as
"Baren Division"
a) Mar 43
Clover leaf of
varyin.3 colors on
white circle
a) Jun 43 C U
39
~4o~
i7.i e n
a) Current
D. alms
b) Alternate
I ?r
a) ?ei
ccinm
s
i
"
nconfirmed
concentric rirr'3,
a) Unidentified
a) Jun 43
Vv'hlte. Known as
"Kirschgeweih Div"
\ /
.' "~t'
iri*
i, iK. [jll
a) Unidentified
b) pre1943
3roen border, lovrer
half of inner \ C::'M
rectangle white,
upper half vehicle
color
Iji
a) Kar 45
CU
a) Jun 44
Green pine tree, white
ws,ves on whitebordered
black circle. Knov/n
as !l3odensee Div"
) Apr 45
Wild boar, CU
a) Jun 44
F(ed and. white
20 Inf Div
a) 1945
Red heart on white
ground
a) 194;
CU
41
42
Designs
b) Alternate a) Current
+ Jun
45
LfU
526 Inf Liv *
CU9 unconfirmed
a) Jem 44 White
F?
};
J
330 Inf Div
a)
44
42.
43
'. a) I i a r 43 White
a) Get 44 Ring varies in color for arci or cervice, arrow yellow. Palm trc (probably green) in 1 c o n r * ' enoration of service in Tunisia
337 Inf
a) 194;
White shield with sword, DU
a) Dec 43 CU, unconfirmed b) pre1943 Blue and white dia mond pattern, black swords on white groun
a) Current
b) Alternate
White or brown b) 1943 White
II
a) I ' . a . v 43 White
II
Div
a) Jun 43
mk
6 Inf Div
a) Unidentified
*.y*..
45 Division
Ini ' i
r i\
a) Current
b) Xltornate
a) Unidentified
) Juii
"ihit c, unconfirrced
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentifi r ri
Div
a) Unidentified
a) S^ Green on white
a) Unidentified
; n
Division
359 Inf Div
a) Current
b) Altornat
a) Jun 44
Two black
bear cubs,
DU
Unconfirmed
a) "Unidentified
a) I'C'T 4 4
White or black,
depending on
background.
a) U 1 1 i d o nt i f i o d
367
Div
a) Unidentified!
" :
V
w
W.
Xf*+?
47 >
Division a) Current 370 Inf Div * Bear
or. hind.
less,
DU
a) , ' i i n 4
tig or DU
1 9 In:
a)
To) Jun 43
AS
a) Unidentified b) prc19^3
363 mf Jiv *
White
it', u
Division
a) Current
b) Altornate
White
A
crouching
lion,
DU
389 Inf Pi
a) Jun ^ i 3
CU
b) Kov 43
Grccn arrow on rod bordorod white circle
Unconfirmed
a) Unidentified
b) sec: 369 Inf Div
48
49
k ! * j
ivi
*ion 416
Inf
Div
J. L
a) Pet 4
R
541
Inf
Div
Various colors,
v . neon fir mod
a) Unidc ntified
542
Tyrf1
Div 
a) Unid ontified
541
Inf
Div
544
Inf
Div
a) Unid entifiod
54S
Inf
Div
a) Unid cntifiod
54<c
Inf
a) Unid ontified
50
ivis ion
b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Unidentified
548
Inf
Div
a)
Unidentified
549
Inf
Div
a)
Unidentified
551
Inf
Div
a)
Unidentified
Inf
Div
a)
Unidentified
55" Inf
Div

a)
Oct 44
CU
553
Inf
Div
a)
Unidentified*
ilMfil fl
51
ivision
a) Un i 0 L n t i f i c d
a) U n i d c n t i f i ed
561 Inf Dr
a) Unidentified
a) U n id o n 11 f i ed
563
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
, * i..' ... v , .
52 Designs
b) alternate
a) Current
Remarks
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
a) Qct 44
Black or white
depending on
"background
a) I"ar 43
Black on white
a) Unidentified
b) pre1943 C U
52
53
Design* a) Current o) Alternate
o o o
15 Inf Div
o /?ATi
f
a) Doc 43 CU
53
54
Division
a) Current
I o) Alter nat
 HGserve Divisions
141 R s Div a) Unidentified
a) May 43
Black sitting bear
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
b) pre1943
CU
a) Apr 43
CU
a) Unidentified
i '
55
Division
173 r?es Div Designs
a) Current Alternate
Remarks
a) Unidentified
Unidentified
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
a) UnidGntified
a) UnidGntified
llULf
Division
233 Res lz Div
Designs ^
a) Current b) Alternate
Remarks
a) Jan 44
Black
bear, DU
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
L O C (Sichcrun^s) Divisions
a) Unidentified
57
Division 203 Sich Div
a) Current
f b j"
a) Unidoriti f i od
) Unidentified
) pre1943
White
a) Jun 44
head,
CU, unconfirmed
b) pro1943
White
a) Unidentified
b) pre1943
White
a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified
58
_e3irn: a) Current b) Aitornate
a) Unidentified
. ) Unidentified
b) 1943
Whits on black 3round
r.) Unidentified
. \ ''
' :
Division
a) Current
1 b) Alternate
10 GAF Divisions
11 GAF Div
, ) Cul 43
Black letter D
on red shield
1 V/ _ _
15 OAF Dlv *
a) 2S4
cu
16 3;.F T i v
Red oasis holding
rifle in his claws,
over letter L
a) :.Tar 44
Green
four leaf
clovor,
Red with yellow
border
b) Doc 43
Unconfirmed
a) Fcb 44
Black on white
60 Designs
Division
a) Current
I b) Alternate
Remarks
SA Pz Div FELDHERREHALLE
a) Hay 44
Worn on shoulder
straps, but probably
rlso used on KT,
CU
SS Div Yellow
star,
a) Dec 44
Unconfirmed
DU
a) Unidentified
Assault Div
RHODES *
61i *
 .v v ^ '
M,,
31 "
Remarks a) Unidentified
a) Unidentified, but it
is likely that the
emblem is the same or
an adaptation of the
one of KG Para Pz
(page 6)
90 PG Div
Doc
"Sarcinienschild"
(for design see page
7) worn aa'oap
61 .
KIP
Division
Remarks
i fii fi
Division
Remarks
% H % 1
' 
I ;;'
62 I N D E X C F E 1: 3 L 2 M
IParce
Design
Ldv
A, lj^ing on side in
green rectangle
58 Inf j 22
33
52 21  3 Bar, horizontal, blue Bayonet, in red and white shield Bears; sitting, black standing, Pipe with front paws on Glacier s t and ing, brown two, black cubs 44 on hind legs, DU sitting, black 7 Inf 93 Inf 17 26
24 Inf ! 19 68 Inf 69 Inf 293 Inf 359 Inf 370 Inf 143 Res 233 R.Pz , 306 Inf 46 Inf 23 23 39 46 47 54 56 41 21
25 43
334 Inf
12 o'clock, 3 point 4 cross bars 343 Inf 12 o'clock, with arch on shaft, in circle
362 Inf
46 47 48 50
black, DU Boar Boots, 2 military Bow and *;irrow; 11 o'cloc1.:, in pointed shield 11 o'clock, in rounded shield
6 o'clock, with
extra fins in cente 384 Inf of shaft , 12 o'clock, green in red circle five, 12o'clock in shield Arm, armored, holding sword ,.,
14 21 26
13 1 o'clock 43
AX, black
335 Inf
63
Designs
BranJen^urrc *
DIv
216 Inf
; o
, . . . . 122 Inf
UNCLASSIRFP
 C ~
47 Inf
88 Inf
169 Inf
181 Inf
blue, DU
in square,
DU .. blue, DU
213 Sic! 4 57
C, crossed by arrow
294 Inf
4leaf, var, col.
Coffee mill ,. . ^.
30
18
331 Inf
26 Inf
4 lara
12
20
Crescantfii
with diamond
or cross
with cross and With Lorraine
cross .,,...
62 Inf
102 Inf
260 Inf
60 i&
10 SS Pa
22
27
36
7
9
12
14
14
42
26
38
4
14
20 Pz
Crosses:
two plus pl'g St. Andrew's
,,
tL04 Li3h
Circles:
with vertical cross
stroke ... f f
divided in quarters
with clock hand
blue en white suare
red on white square
white, with dark
c ent er ...,
17 Inf
44 Inf
18
20
23
,
132 Inf
Lorraine cross ,
straight cross bfjia 7 9 Inf
24
Lorraine cross,
slanted cross barq
6
S.t. ^ndrcw s, on
black, 2 paraXXol
arrows on right 129 Inf
28
65.
64
Designs
Div
Crosses (cont)
Maltese, white ... 168 Inf 28
DU, with 2 leaves STOP PRESS:
Clover, 4leaf green,
DU Corn, ear of 17 GAF 59
371 Inf 47
252 Inf 35
Dorians Page
Div hor i zont al ly d iv i
ded in black and
white halves 82 Inf 24
yellow, en black
<*... with letter P . , .
Dog's hepd Dots, three, red
vertically .
715 Inf 53
rectangle 111 Inf
27
208 Inf 32
336 Inf 43
i 5
 D
D, with horizontal

21 Pa
<
with "hook" on
268 Inf 37
left, in circle
two (l reverse)
joined to form
geometrical deals: 7 SS Ktn 9
Eagles:
diving, stylized,
in wreath
131 Inf 28
3 SS Pz 8
3 Para
12
Death head
27
28
42
Devils:
with trident
green, DU , <
1 Pe^ra 2 Para 5 Light
12
12
13
head only>.rod,.SU
head only, red
Diagonal stroke ...
Diagonal line with
square * Diamonds:
with letter R
16 GAF
59
27 Pz
white, with.
yellow canter . . . C U Red Yellow ..........
15
16
16
16
207 Sich 57
2 Para
12
. i
65
Designs
Eiffal tower
Elephant, white ....
Elk's head:
v l t h large a n t l e r s white DU, C U I ? :tn 6 r.tn 1 163 Inf 291 liif 30 3? G, crossed by d e ^ o r
(12 o'clock) ....
crossed by sword
(6 o'clock)
G  o lit i an, b lu o
Ghost with sword ..
13 S3 Mt 10
92 Inf 4 Mtn 11 Pz 25 16 3 16 16 37 38 23 5 5
Div 339 Inf 20 Pz
4
Pase
Designs
L"iv
Pane
Goatr3 head:
blacl: on red shield 2 Mtn CU, Ions antlore
3 Mtn
 F
F, yellow block lette
slanted, in frame
ft with two cross
bars Falcon
Feather Flan,
yollow
in yellow circle
Fist, armored
Flour de lis, in
shield
Flowers:
branch ,
10 SS
f 9
Grena&ier s c ap ....
Gr c n c . 5 i er f s h G ad . 26 Pz t.
16 SS PG 10
29 KJ
97 LiS^t
Greyhound
116 Pz
1 4
20
35 Inf
161 Inf
17 SS PG
29
10
 H
H, traversed by sword
(6 o'clock) in
shield
9 SS Pz with add Xtional
horizontal bar on
t op
126 Inf
246
Inf
,.)
35
18
32
16
Inf
211
Inf
28
20
sin3le, green, in
broken circle ...
red, in shield ..
Frauenkirche, Munich
330
Inf
708
Inf
212
Inf
42 1
52
32
h,
Halbcrd, curv cd
handle
32 Inf
268 Inf 37
44
137 Inf
29
66"
Dool^na
two, crossed in
shield
2?2 Irf
Div
Pa^e
single, in shield
with lightning
flash *.
329 Inf Hand, holding upright
sword ,
326 Inf Handgrenade
Hawk's head
Hearts:
yellow,,pierced by
two swords .......
in outline of
Germany
green with white
outline ,
42 42
22
* a i r
' J
#^ I
.
<; ?%3hi
J .
IJL
44 Infantryman:
. 96 Inf
225 Inf
26
33
17 25 29 41
T M
running with
sloped rifle .
338 Inf
CRCS5 DEUTSCHL
43
c
J, white
221 Sich
57
 li ~
708 Inf
52
52
27 36 Inf
Key, in hexagon 709 K r era 1 i n ox.it 1 lne 716' Inf 53
25 30  L 
Pz Lnbr
6
32
23
206 Inf
349 Inf 45
8
joined at nee]
295 Inf
340 Inf 44
342 Inf 44
67
Designs
Iiv
Page
Leaves: (see also "0") three, oak, in I  10 laurel wreath . . 16 3S 3 green, In red
bordered shield.
291 Inf
two, oak, with
acorn
one, oak, with acorn, in shield Lighthouse Lion : single, and 3 orov;i 14 S3
On blue ground standing, yellow DU
red, standing in
shield v
win3ed, standing
three, yellow in
red shield
31 Inf
32 Inf
34 Inf
162 Inf
243 Inf
10
304 Inf
356 Inf
339 Inf
39
41
45
44
Div
205 Inf 32
jp
 N
N, rover sod, with
vertical stroke
throujh diagonal
2 S3 Pz 8
 0 19
20
24 !
29
34
Oak leaf
two, green
single, white .,.
189 Inf
31
139 Inf 31
^ P
crouchin3, DU .... 385 Inf
48
line tree
in shield
over waves in
circle ,
outline, CU
Picklock, in shield
over oak leaves .
49 Inf 21
305 Inf 41
331 Inf 42
1 SS
Kf CU ...,
.. .
35 Inf
236 "loh
118 Lirifti
20
under soldior13
head
Minaret ,
Mountain goat, on
three peaks
5 rtn
157 Ktn
Mushroom, stylized. ..
106 Inf
Kunchner Kindl
fj
68 Designs _
 R R, in rectangle . f ...
416 Inf
15 ~AF
719 Inf
Dlv
Pare
Shield
Des
Page
18
19
19
20
21
22
23
27
29
34
35
CU
Rabbit, sitting
Rectangle
with wide green
border
with slanting top
59
53
with 3 vertical,
stripes
.,
with 3 horizontal
stripes
white, with blue
diagonal
blue and white
diagonal halves
blue and white
diamond pattern
22 Inf
30 Inf
34 Inf
48 Inf
57 Inf
73 Inf
299 Inf
160 Res
40
54
diagonally divided
in black and white
halves ..,......,
444 Sich
Rock, on blue circle
Runic symbols:
downstroke with
"split ends"
262 Inf
58
36
cerrated halves,
red and. white ..
14
19 Pz
3
4
237 Inf
redyellowred
horizontals ....,
250 Inf
red and white
checks ^ .
369 Inf
373 Inf
392 Inf
46
47 48
18 G A F
59 16 16 8
3 8
8 Mtn
4 SS PG
8 Pz
4 SS
13 44 17
1 Inf
383 Inf
281 Sich
17 47 57
9 Inf
jffyp
69
Designs Stag white, junping t ..
Div
46 Inf 257 Inf
Parse 21 36 37
Designs 11 o'clock, and dot, in shield .. 3 o'clock, in . sheath 12 o'clock, over stylized letter W
Div
94 Inf
123 Inf 170 Inf
Page
26
28 30 33
265 Inf
11 Inf
17
J298 Inf 40
221 Sich 454 Sich 15 P G 227 Inf SS Div SAARLAND
290 Inf
39
43
57 58 7 34 60
377 Inf 47
30
33
38
42
275 f ....
17 27
in shield with
letter R
328 Inf
5 SS Pz
; i l l SS P G 8 Light 50 Inf 9 13 21 48
389 Inf
in right half of
shield (left half:
diamond pattern) 338 Inf black on white
shield ....,.,.. 712 Inf
43
52
90 PC 2 o'clock, under
8 SS Cav 9
horses' head. ..... 6 o'clock crossing
1 S lying on its side 16 :i:; K "  10
2 O'clock, in
circle ...... 6 o'clock, in
runic symbol .,..'
52 Inf 59 Inf
21
22
69
Jesirais
lav
Pa ;e
iv
crossed by spurred
256 Inf
36
vertical bar
T, crossed by arrow white Tiger, DU Tower, 3pointed ..,. tliree cerrated top . Trident with crescent on
S t GIT. .
162 Inf
29
?53 Inf 35
with laurel
branches Viking ship
713 Inf
53
573
Ir.f 258 Inf I65 Kes
47
24
35
54
110 Inf
27
2 Iz
232 Inf
18 1 * G
75 Inf
23
24
18
28
43
7/easel
Wheel with.6.spokes
VJindralll
125 Inf
332 Inf
159 Inf
29
red in yellow
square red, DU
9 33 pz
9
198 Inf
31
yellow 43
44
59
.. 347 Inf
44
52
19
17
232 Inf 39
5 Pz
6 Pz
yellow
7
7
inverted, with
dot 25 IG
..,,/..
"
70
71
Designs
Div
Div
269 Inf
Page
Y
Inverted, yellow ditto, with 2
vortical lines ...
37
1 Pz 3 Pz 4 Pz 7 Pz 8 Pz 9 Pz 10 Pz 12 Pz
3 3 Miscellaneous
Numerals Arabic
1, reversed, in circle 113 81 Inf 24 113 Inf 27
yellow, with 1 horizontal line accross shaft ... 16 Pz ditto, with 2 lines ditto, with 3 lines
4 4 4
17 Xz
18 Pss
 Z
Numerals  Roman
lip with horizontal line at "base III, with horizontal line at base ...
2 SS Pz 11 Pz
71
72
: 1 P. E y ,D I X A
EXILES O F
The following drawi^s purport to Illustrate the usual appli cation of divisional emblona and tactical symbols on motor and horsedrawn v e h i c l e s . In many instances the order of placement may bo four/ revfcreoA, In addition, some divisions also apply their arkir.38 on motor vehicle doors or other prominent plces on the sides, Totor Vehicles Front viev;
Tactical symbol
Emblem
Roar view
i\cc.r view
Side view
_ # _
l i  .
/ /
/ 'fj
DISTRIBUTION
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