Militaria Archive

Early Sturmabteilung (S.A.) & NSBO Photo Album 1929 - 1934

This is an early German photoalbum of a man from Gro├čauheim who was a member of the Sturmabteilung (S.A.). There are photos of him in S.A. uniform in 1930 and also and marching with SA-Sturm 8 in 1932. He was also a ranking member of a NSDSP Trade union the 'Nationalsozialistische Betriebszellen-Organisation', National Socialist Factory Cell Organization, better known as the NSBO. NSBO exsisted in the time before the Nazi party consolidated trades union into the D.A.F. Deutsche Arbeitsfront (German Labour Front). The NSBO were known to go on strike with Communists and so were not your average National Socialist organisation. There are many pictures of his NSBO activity, including NSBO Caps & formations. Some from an NSBO event at the Andreae Noris Zahn (a German pharmacutical company). Included are pictures of the man on his motorcycle as he toured Southern Germany in 1930 as well as some landscape pictures he took on his travels.There are also 2 pictures from an event which had in attendance 2 members of Allgemeine-SS. The '32' collar tabs denoting the 32.SS-Standarte 'Baden'.