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Pattern sheet for SA uniform trousers with 4 diagrams and a size chart

Object | Accession Number: 2004.659.2

Sturmabteilung (SA) uniform breeches pattern sheet produced in Munich, Germany, in approximately 1935. The SA was a Nazi paramilitary organization established by Adolf Hitler in Munich in 1921. Known as Brownshirts or Storm Troopers, the SA protected Nazi leaders, marched in Nazi rallies, and terrorized political opponents during Hitler’s rise to power. By 1933, SA membership had expanded to nearly three million men. On June 30, 1934, the Night of the Long Knives, SS forces assassinated the SA head, Ernst Rohm, and most of the leadership, disempowering the SA.

Date
approximately 1935  (publication/distribution)
Geography
publication : Munich (Germany)
Language
German
Classification
Tools and Equipment
Object Type
Pattern sheets (tgm)
Credit Line
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, The Abraham and Ruth Goldfarb Family Acquisition Fund
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Record last modified: 2018-10-24 14:07:11
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