Waffen SS, Third Model of the Turkistan Volunteer’s Sleeve Shield, Tropical version



Turkistan legion sleeve shield in tropical version (Tropenausführung) embroidered, of the third model (1944) of the volunteers of the “162nd Turkestan division”. The insignia consist of a vertically oval shield. The shield has Latin script superimposed on the mosque, “Turkistan”, and yellow, ancient Turkic Jagatai script to the top edge, “T ri biz menen!” (God with Us!).