Balkenkreuz

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Post by Falou » Mon Sep 22, 2003 12:56 pm

Hello all,

Could someone tell me the history of the Balkenkreuz? Origines and why german use these symbol to identify vehicule. Thanks a lot for your help!!

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Post by derGespenst » Mon Sep 22, 2003 4:22 pm

I can't give you great details, but it goes back to the symbol of the Teutonic Knights who first conquered and settled Prussia.

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