Horst Wessel was a squad leader in the SA who was killed by communists in 1930. Goebbels turned him into the NSDAP hero martyr. A song Wessel had written was elevated into the co-national anthem known as the Horst Wessel-Lied.
Hugo Boss Hugo Boss was a member of the Nazi Party and in 1928 became an official supplier of uniforms organizations within the National Socialist party, including the Hitler Youth, Sturmabteilung (paramilitary), and the SS.
Musketier Max Pfeifer 2. Sturm Kompagnie Sturmabteilung 38 / Sleeve insignia | Divided reverse. Letter kindly translated by Nettenscheider, authored in the trenches on 05/07/1917, Musketier Max Pfeifer advises a family member "ich bin jetzt in dem Sturmtrupp" - he is now in the assault troop. A fine studio portrait of Musketier Max Pfeifer of 2. Sturm-Kompagnie Sturmabteilung 38. Of note is his unofficial insignia on his left sleeve, possibly denoting hi...
Ernst Röhm (1887-1934) was a former Reichswehr officer and had been a member of the NSDAP since 1920. He had supported Hitler in the Hitler-Ludendorff Putsch and was among the Führer’s closest friends. In 1924, Hitler put Röhm in charge of the SA [Sturmabteilung or Storm Detachment], which had been originally conceived solely as a security service