According to the Versailles Peace Treaty, Germany was forbidden to have its own air force. However, in March 1933, the German Aviation Sports League was established, uniting all civilian flying clubs into one organization. Under the sport sign, future military pilots were secretly preparing. In March 1933, the German Aviation Sports League (German: Deutscher Luftsport Verband - DLV) united all civilian flight clubs into one organization. The DLV organization was used as a civil organization, but under this mask they trained personnel for the future air force.
In this form, the DLV existed without problems, bypassing all the restrictions imposed by the Versailles Agreement, which prohibited any training in military aviation. In February and April 1934 in the DLV approved the daggers for the officer and the rank and file of all ranks. Later in 1934, members of the secret military branch of the DLV "Fliegerschaft" also approved themselves for wearing both types of daggers - for officers and privates. The officer dirk Air Force Luftwaffe it.Fliegerdolch was a continuation of the DLV daggers. Shortly after Hitler was elected Chancellor of Germany, the air force (Luftwaffe) received official status and received an official example of a dagger to wear. Dug out of the ground.
The item "Vintage German DLV buckle (type 1933). RARE Military beach air force Original" is in sale since Thursday, April 25, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\WW II (1939-45)\Reproductions\Germany". The seller is "andribalyt_0" and is located in Lviv. This item can be shipped worldwide.