Nazi concentration camp badges

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English: The badges used in the Nazi concentration camps.
Political Enemies Habitual Criminals Emigrants Jehovah's Witnesses

(Bible Students)

Gay males, pedophiles, rapists "Asocials", gypsies, lesbians a.o.
Basic colors
Markings for Repeaters
Inmates of Penal Battalions
Markings for Jews



See Note 1


Special Markings
Jewish Race Defiler

Female Aryan Race Defiler

Escape Suspect

Inmate Number

Special Inmate: Brown arm band

Applicable marks were worn in descending order as follows: Inmate Number, Repeater Bar, Triangle or Star, Member of Penal Battalion, Escape Suspect

Pole: "P" on a red triangle

Czech: "T" (the German word for Czech is Tschechien) on a red triangle

Member of the Armed Forces: Uninverted red triangle