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Billerbeck local branch pennant (German Youth of the East, Germany)

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[Billerbeck local branch pennant, obverse (German Youth of the East, Germany)]
both images by Marcus Schmöger, 15 June 2002 |

[Billerbeck local branch pennant, reverse (German Youth of the East, Germany)]

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Billerbeck (Westphalia) local branch of DJO. The obverse of the pennant is black; the white Odal rune is shown here in a white double circle. The reverse is white with a different DJO symbol, a black Maltese-like cross —derived from the cross of the Teutonic order— on a white shield within a black disk surrounded by the black inscription "FERN DOCH TREU" (far away, but faithful). Along the hoist there is the vertical inscription "DJO BILLERBECK" in black letters. At the upper and lower edge of the flag there is a thin black-white bordure.

Source: Rabbow 1965 [rab65] with some additional material form the author.

Marcus Schmöger, 15 June 2002